[The Genus Agoseris East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

False Dandelion, Pale Agoseris, Short-beaked Agoseris

Agoseris glauca var. glauca

Synonyms: Agoseris lacera, Agoseris lapathifolia, Agoseris longissima, Agoseris microdonta, Agoseris procera, Agoseris vicinalis, Agoseris turbinata, Troximon glaucum

Pale Agoseris, Short-beaked Agoseris: Agoseris glauca var. glauca (Synonyms: Agoseris lacera, Agoseris lapathifolia, Agoseris longissima, Agoseris microdonta, Agoseris procera, Agoseris vicinalis, Agoseris turbinata, Troximon glaucum) - Involucral bracts of Pale Agoseris, Short-beaked Agoseris: Agoseris glauca var. glauca (Synonyms: Agoseris lacera, Agoseris lapathifolia, Agoseris longissima, Agoseris microdonta, Agoseris procera, Agoseris vicinalis, Agoseris turbinata, Troximon glaucum)

Pale agoseris as seen in meadows west of FS Road #4215 in Antler Prairie, Ochoco National Forest...........May 27, 2016. Note the long-tapered, glaucous leaves.

Characteristics:

A dandelion-like plant with all leaves basal and narrowly lance-shaped, occasionally shaped like those of a dandelion. Stems are leafless, with a single dandelion-like flower at the top.


Habitat:

Pale agoseris may be found in open areas to 3300 meters.


Range:

Pale agoseris may be found from British Columbia south along the east base of the Cascades to California, east to Manitoba and New Mexico.


Pale Agoseris, Short-beaked Agoseris: Agoseris glauca var. glauca (Synonyms: Agoseris lacera, Agoseris lapathifolia, Agoseris longissima, Agoseris microdonta, Agoseris procera, Agoseris vicinalis, Agoseris turbinata, Troximon glaucum)

Pale agoseris as seen on open slopes at the southern end of Fields Springs State Park, Asotin County, Washington..........April 11, 2013.

Pale Agoseris, Short-beaked Agoseris: Agoseris glauca var. glauca (Synonyms: Agoseris lacera, Agoseris lapathifolia, Agoseris longissima, Agoseris microdonta, Agoseris procera, Agoseris vicinalis, Agoseris turbinata, Troximon glaucum)

Basal leaves of pale agoseris as seen along the access road on Spanish Peak, Ochoco National Forest.......June 17, 2019.

Mountain Agoseris: Agoseris parviflora

Pale agoseris seen from a drying vernally moist meadow east of Snow Mountain in the southwestern Malheur National Forest. This may be mountain agoseris (Agoseris parviflora) with narrower leaves.

Paul Slichter