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Yellow Goatsbeard (Tragopogon dubius)

Image ID: 2012/gtwn76

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Other common names: Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon, Yellow Salsify
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  5/19/2012
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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