Mountain Agoseris, Pale Agoseris, Sierra Nevada Agoseris
Synonyms: Agoseris glauca var. aspera, Agoseris glauca var. monticola, Agoseris glauca, Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala
Mountain agoseris as seen along the Roads End Trail #201A, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness........August 18, 2011.
A dandelion-like plant with all leaves basal and narrowly lance-shaped, occasionally shaped like those of a dandelion. The bades are often a glaucous, blue-green in color. Stems are leafless, with a single dandelion-like flower at the top.
Mountain agoseris may be found in open areas to 3300 meters.
Mountain agoseris may be found from British Columbia south along the east base of the Cascades to California, east to Manitoba and New Mexico.
Additional close-up photos of mountain agoseris as seen along the Roads End Trail #201A, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness........August 18, 2011.
Mountain agoseris as seen about one quarter mile uphill from Wildhorse Lake in a line roughly directed towards the radio towers atop the Steens Mountain........July 10, 2014.
What appears to be mountain agoseris as seen in grasslands near the head of Kiger Gorge, Steens Mountain.........July 11, 2014.
Late blooming mountain agoseris as seen along the South Loop Road about one mile downhill to the west from East Rim Viewpoint, Steens Mountain..........September 20, 2015. The lower photos show mountain agoseris still in bloom along the western rim of Kiger Gorge, Steens Mountain..........September 19, 2015..