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Pale Agoseris - Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala

Native Species

Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
MNPS Threat Rank:

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General Description
For full description see Agoseris glauca.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala differs from var. glauca by virtue of scales on the receptacle, often hairy foliage, and often stipitate-glandular peduncles. This variety generally grows at higher elevations than the typical variety (Baird 2006, Flora N. America).

Species Range

Range Comments
Much of Canada south through the Dakotas to AZ and NM, and WA and OR (Kartesz 2009).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 15

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Relative Density



(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

Dry sites from alpine areas to valleys, often in gravelly or rocky soils.

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Pale Agoseris — Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from