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Agoseris retrorsa
spear leaved agoseris, spear leaf goat-chicory

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert, grassy slopes, and ponderosa pine forest openings at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, beetles


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Accepted Name:
Agoseris retrorsa (Benth.) Greene
Publication: Pittonia. 2: 178. 1891.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Macrorhynchus angustifolius Kellogg
Macrorhynchus retrorsus Benth.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Agoseris retrorsa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Agoseris retrorsa checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Agoseris retrorsa information.

E-Flora BC: Agoseris retrorsa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Agoseris retrorsa photos.

USDA Plants: Agoseris retrorsa information.

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