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Wildflowers

Yellow Salsify

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Paul Kramer

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    Paul Kramer
Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Tragopogon dubius

Common Names: Yellow Salsify

Description

Needs warmth and moist soil. Flower opens in morning and closes in the afternoon. Flower will turn into seed head resembling a dandelion.

Bloom Color(s): yellow

Foliage Color(s): Green

Plant Height: 3 ft.

Duration: Annual,Biennial

Bloom Period: April to September

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb