Yellow or Meadow Goatsbeard (Goat's-beard)
Yellow or Meadow Goatsbeard (Goat's-beard)
Tragopogon pratensis
Sunflower or Composite Family - Asteraceae
Long-stalked flowerheads, from 1 to 2 1/2 inches wide, with the flowers closing at noon. All ray flowers below which are narrow sharply pointed green bracts. Grass-like leaves broaden and form a sheath where they join the smooth stem.
(Photographed - June)
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