Taxon  Report   133 
Agoseris retrorsa  (Benth.) E. Greene
Spear leaved agoseris,  Spearleaf agoseris, Spearleaf mountain dandelion
Agoseris retrorsa
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Agoseris retrorsa
© 2009 Keir Morse
Agoseris retrorsa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Agoseris retrorsa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Agoseris retrorsa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Agoseris
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Macrorhynchus retrorsus
More information about  Agoseris retrorsa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2018).

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