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Golden Crownbeard - Verbesina encelioides

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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

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General Description
Taprooted annual. Stems erect, usually branched, 20–100 cm. Herbage strigose to puberulent. Leaves cauline, alternate above, simple, petiolate; blades lanceolate, serrate, 2–9 cm long. Inflorescence: heads on branch tips in a leafy, corymbiform array. Heads radiate; involucre hemispheric, 6–12 mm high; phyllaries green, in 1 or 2 subequal series, lanceolate, strigose, villous; receptacle hemispheric with scales clasping the achenes. Disk flowers perfect, yellow, tube shorter than the throat. Ray flowers pistllate or sterile; ligules yellow, 8–10 mm long, 3-lobed at the tip. Pappus of 2 awns; absent on ray achenes. Achenes winged, 3–5 mm long, strigose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Throughout U.S., Mexico, probably introduced in northern states. Known from Beaverhead and Blaine counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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Golden Crownbeard — Verbesina encelioides.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from