Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Hasteola suaveolens (L.) Pojark. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

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Merel R. Black

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Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Asteraceae
Hasteola suaveolens (L.) Pojark.
hastate Indian-plantain, sweet Indian-plantain
Hasteola: spear-shaped
suaveolens: sweetly-smelling
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-5' tall forb unbranched to the inflorescence; stems mostly lined or grooved
Flower: head white to cream, cylindrical; inflorescence a 6" flat-topped umbel with 20-40 heads; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:larger leaves arrow-shaped with wide lower lobes, sharply toothed, long-stalked; upper leaves becoming shorter, with winged stalks
Habitat: wet; meadows, streambanks

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