Wyethia angustifolia

Narrowleaf Wyethia

Clump of leaves, erect flower-bearing stems. Basal leaves lance-shaped, 4–20 in. long, tapering to point, lightly coated with rough hairs; stem leaves few, much smaller. Flower head, deep yellow sunflower-like, usually 1 per stem. Bracts 20–30, soft-haired, about 1 in. long, toothed, forming a cup containing 8–21 rays, each 1/2–1 3/4 in. long, and large central disk. Grows in grasslands below 6500 ft.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1 1/2--2 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes

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