[The Sunflower Family jn Mt. Adams Country]

The Flora of Mt. Adams Country

Members of the Sunflower with Button-like Flower Heads

(The flowers generally tend to be all discoid.)

Inflorescence of Alpine Pussytoes: Antennaria alpina

Alpine Pussytoes: Antennaria alpina

Unidentified composite (possibly Ambrosia)

Pathfinder, Trail-plant: Adenocaulon bicolor

Western Boneset, Western Eupatorium, Western Snakeroot: Ageratina occidentalis (Synonym: Eupatorium occidentale)

Pearly Everlasting: The Genus Anaphalis in Mt. Adams Country

Pussytoes: The Genus Antennaria in Mt. Adams Country

Arnicas: The Genus Arnica in Mt. Adams Country

Wormwoods and Sagebrush: The Genus Artemisia in Mt. Adams Country

Silvercrown Luina, Silver Crown Luina, Tall Silvercrown: Cacaliopsis nardosmia (Synonyms: Cacalia nardosmia, Cacaliopsis nardosmia ssp. glabrata, Luina nardosmia, Luina nardosmia var. glabrata) -

Knapweeds: The Genus Centaurea in Mt. Adams Country -

Douglas' Dustymaidens, Dustymaidens, Hoary False Yarrow: Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii (Synonyms: Chaenactis douglasii var. achilleaefoila, Chaenactis douglasii var. achilleifolia, Chaenactis douglasii var. glandulosa, Chaenactis douglasii var. montana, Chaenactis douglasii var. rubricaulis, Chaenactis pedicularia, Chaenactis ramosa) -

Thistles: The Genus Cirsium in Mt. AdamsCountry -

Fleabanes: The Genus Erigeron in Mt. Adams Country

Common Eriophyllum, Common Woolly Sunflower, Oregon Sunshine, Woolly Sunflowerr: Eriophyllum lanatum var. lanatum - Discoid variants of this genus are fairly common near Conboy Lake NWR.

Cudweeds: The Genera Gnaphalium and Pseudognaphalium in Mt. Adams Country -

Pineapple Weed, Disc Mayweed: Matricaria discoidea (Synonyms: Camomilla discoidea, Chamomilla suaveolens, Matricaria matricarioides , Santolina suaveolens) -

Arctic Coltsfoot, Sweet Coltsfoot, Western Coltsfoot: Petasites frigidus var. palmatus (Synonyms: Nardosmia palmata, Petasites arcticus, Petasites frigidus ssp. arcticus, Petasites palmatus, Petasites palmatus ssp. speciosus, Petasites speciosus, Tussilago palmata) -

Woolly-heads: The Genus Psilocarphus in Mt. Adams Country

Goldenweeds: The Genus Pyrrocoma in Mt. Adams Country

False Silverback, Rainiera, Tongue-leaved Luina, Tongue-leaf Luina: Rainiera stricta (Synonym: Luina stricta)

Sawworts: The Genus Saussaurea in Mt. Adams Country

Common Groundsel, Old Man, Old-man-in-the-Spring: Senecio vulgaris

Common Tansy: Tanacetum vulgare

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