Taxon  Report   8021    
Tragopogon pratensis  L.
Jack go to bed at noon,  Meadow salsify
Tragopogon pratensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Tragopogon
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Tragopogon lamottei
PLANTS: Tragopogon orientalis
PLANTS: Tragopogon pratensis ssp. orientalis
More information about  Tragopogon pratensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 18, 2019).