Meadow Goat's-beard - Tragopogon pratensis
Showy Goat's Beard, Meadow Salsify,
Stems 15–100 cm. Cauline leaves 2–25 cm long, recurved at the tip. Involucre 15–20 mm high, to 35 mm in fruit; peduncle much narrower than the involucre. Rays yellow, ca. 15 mm long; the outer longer than the phyllaries. Achene 15–20 mm long including the beak (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Anderson, N.L. 1951. Field studies on the biology of range grasshoppers of southeastern Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 96 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.