[The Sunflower Family in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Members of the Sunflower Family with Daisy-like Flower Heads in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

(generally, both discoid and ray flowers are present)

Alpine Meadow Groundsel: Packera subnuda var. subnuda

Alpine Meadow Groundsel: Packera subnuda var. subnuda

Flowers consist of a central disc of small, short petaled flowers often tightly packed together surrounded by a ring of longer petaled flowers. The longer, outside ray flowers may be white, yellow, pink, blue, or lavender.

Yarrow: Achillea millefolium -

Chamomile: The Genus Anthemis -

Corn Chamomile Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis:

Stinking Chamomile Anthemis cotula:

Arnicas: The Genus Arnica -

Blepharipappus, Rough Eyelashweed: Blepharipappus scaber (Synonyms: Blepharipappus scaber ssp. laevis, Blepharipappus scaber ssp. scaber, Blepharipappus scaber var. scaber)

Asters: The Genera Canadanthus, Eucephalus, Eurybia, Symphyotrichum and others -

Balsamroots: The Genus Balsamorhiza -

English Daisy Bellis perennis:

Beggars Ticks: The Genus Bidens -

Leafy Sticktight: Bidens frondosa -

Chicory: Cichorium intybus -

Gold Stars, Spring Gold: Crocidium multicaule -

Hoary Asters and Shasta Asters: The Genus Dieteria -

Fleabanes and Daisies: The Genus Erigeron -

Woolly Sunflowers, Oregon Sunshine: The Genus Eriophyllum -

Douglas' Sunflower, Little Sunflower, False Sunflower, Oneflower Helianthella, Douglas' Helianthella: Helianthella uniflora var. douglasii

Least Tarweed, Smallhead Tarweed, Small-head Tarweed: Hemizonella minima (Synonyms: Hemizonia minima, Madia minima) -

Goldasters and Goldenasters: The Genus Heterotheca

Dwarf Hulsea, Dwarf Alpinegold: Hulsea nana -

Oxeye Daisy: Leucanthemum vulgare

Tarweeds: The Genus Madia -

Butterweeds and Groundsels: The Genus Packera -

Butterweeds and Groundsels: The Genus Senecio -

Goldenrods: The Genera Euthamia and Solidago -

Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium -

Lyall's Goldenweed, Lyall's Serpentweed: Tonestus lyallii (Synonym: Haplopappus lyallii) -

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