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Purple Goat's-beard - Tragopogon porrifolius

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems 30–80 cm. Cauline leaves 2–25 cm long, recurved at the tip. Involucre 2–3 cm high, to 5 cm in fruit; peduncle inflated and tapering to the involucre. Rays purple; ligules 15–20 mm long; the outer shorter or equal to the phyllaries. Achene 2–3 cm long including the beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Non-native, cultivated.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Purple Goat's-beard — Tragopogon porrifolius.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from