Taxon  Report   2414    
Crepis acuminata  Nutt.
Long leaved hawk's beard,  Long leaved hawksbeard, Tall hawksbeard, Tapertip hawksbeard
Crepis acuminata
© 2013 Ron Wolf
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Crepis acuminata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Crepis acuminata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Crepis acuminata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Crepis acuminata
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Genus: Crepis
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Crepis acuminata ssp. acuminata
More information about  Crepis acuminata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2019).