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Western ragwort
Packera hesperia
Western ragwort Aster Family
Packera hesperia Asteraceae
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common name
  Western ragwort
accepted scientific name
  Packera hesperia (Greene) W.A. Weber & A. Löve
rules for finding collection records
  Packera hesperia (42)
  Senecio hesperius (11)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2013 Walter Siegmund
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 1.1 inches
Number of ray petals: 8 to 13
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 1st week of July

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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G.D.Carr (19)
Paul Slichter (7)
Wikimedia Commons (7)
Cal Photos (6)
Adam Schneider (1)
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