Calflora
Taxon  Report   10758    
Agoseris heterophylla  (Nutt.) Greene  var. cryptopleura  Greene
Mountain dandelion
Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Agoseris
Parent: Agoseris heterophylla

Ultramafic affinity: 1.4 - weak indicator / indifferent

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFAgoseris californica
JEFAgoseris heterophylla var. californica
JEFAgoseris heterophylla var. crenulata
JEFAgoseris heterophylla var. turgida
JEFAgoseris major
More information about  Agoseris heterophylla var. cryptopleura
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/24/2021).