Pale Agoseris - Agoseris glauca var. glauca
For full description see Agoseris glauca.
Plants of variety glauca lack scales on the receptacle, have glabrous (lacks hairs) and glaucous (possesses a whitish-bloom) leaves that are rarely sparsely hairy, and usually are glabrous or sometimes puberulent with no glands on the peduncle (flower stem) (Baird in Flora of North America 2006).
Much of Canada east to Ontario, south to CA, AZ, NM, NE, MN, and MI (Kartesz 2009).
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Wet areas in meadows and other sites, often in somewhat alkaline, fine-textured soils (Baird 2006, in Flora N. America).
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus bifarius
and Bombus insularis
(Wilson et al. 2010).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Wilson, J.S., L.E. Wilson, L.D. Loftis, and T. Griswold. 2010. The montane bee fauna of north central Washington, USA, with floral associations. Western North American Naturalist 70(2): 198-207.
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- Aho, Ken Andrew. 2006. Alpine and Cliff Ecosystems in the North-Central Rocky Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 343 p.
- Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2022. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants, Second Edition. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 779 p.