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Prenanthes alata
western rattlesnake-root Aster Family
Prenanthes alata Asteraceae
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common name
  western rattlesnake-root
accepted scientific name
  Prenanthes alata (Hook.) D. Dietr.
rules for finding collection records
  Nabalus alatus (1)
  Prenanthes alata (135)
  Prenanthes lessingii (1)
  exclude Prenanthes alata sagittata
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2009 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Number of ray petals: 10 to 15
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (14)
Paul Slichter (8)
G.D.Carr (13)
Measurable Photos (5)
Cal Photos (2)
Adam Schneider (1)
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