Asteraceae Tragopogon dubius
Home Plant Index Photo Details & Description Utah Range Map
June 9, 2005 - Butterfield Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis
Non-native from Eurasia 1 to 3 feet tall with narrow leaves up to 12 inches long.
Pale lemon-yellow flower heads are at the end of long hollow peduncles.
The 8 to 13 bracts are longer than the flowers. The stock of the Western Salsify is swollen
just beneath the flower while the meadow salsify is not. The common salsify has purple flowers.
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