Taxon  Report   10758 
Agoseris heterophylla  (Nutt.) Greene  var. cryptopleura  Jeps.
Mountain dandelion
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2012 Barry Rice
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2014 Doreen L. Smith
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
© 2014 Vernon Smith
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.4 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Genus: Agoseris
Parent Record Agoseris heterophylla.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Agoseris heterophylla var. heterophylla
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Agoseris californica
TJM2: Agoseris heterophylla var. californica
TJM2: Agoseris heterophylla var. crenulata
TJM2: Agoseris heterophylla var. turgida
TJM2: Agoseris major
 Information about  Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2015).

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