Asteraceae
Agoseris heterophylla var. heterophylla

Annual Agoseris

Slender, erect. Leaves in basal rosette, egg-shaped, widest at top, covered with tiny, soft to rough, white hairs. Leaves vary from entire to toothed or lobed; some leaves occur above basal rosette. Inflorescence is a large calyx of 2 rows of bracts, with 5 to many yellow rays. Flowers open early morning, close in afternoon, often turning pink as they dry. Grows in many habitats at low and mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 4--8 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes