Taxon  Report   8019    
Tragopogon dubius  Scop.
Goat's beard,  Yellow salsify
Tragopogon dubius
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Tragopogon dubius
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Tragopogon dubius
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Tragopogon dubius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Tragopogon dubius
© 2001 Steven Thorsted
Genus: Tragopogon
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tragopogon dubius ssp. major
PLANTS: Tragopogon major
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).