Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Asteraceae
Packera pseudaurea (Rydb.) W.A.Weber & A.Löve var. semicordata (Mack. & Bush) D.K.Trock & T.M.Barkley
false-gold groundsel, heart-leaved groundsel, western golden ragwort
Packera: after John G. Packer, a Canadian biosystematist
pseudaurea: false gold
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial forb; stems usually solitary; erect, often unbranched rhizomes
Flower: head 1/2"-1" wide with 0, 8 or 13 yellow rays more than 1/4" long; bracts (phyllaries) light green; inflorescence clusters of several to many heads; blooms May-July
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:basal leaves narrowly-oval, not tapering to the stalk, more than 1 1/2 times as long as wide with blunt teeth; stem leaves getting smaller toward the top and sometimes clasping
Habitat: sun; moist; prairies
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Synonyms 
Senecio aureus L. var. semicordatus (Mack. & Bush) Greenm.
Senecio pseudaureus Rydb. subsp. semicordatus (Mack. & Bush) G.W.Douglas & G.R.Douglas
Senecio pseudaureus Rydb. var. semicordatus (Mack. & Bush) T.M.Barkley
Senecio semicordatus Mack. & Bush

         
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