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Tragopogon dubius

Tragopogon dubius Scop.

Tragopogon dubius Scop. ssp. major (Jacq.) Voll.

Tragopogon major Jacq.

Yellow Goatsbeard

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusTragopogonDerived from two Greek words tragos meaning “goat” and pogon meaning “beard,” suggested by its prominent, feathery hairs when in seed
SpeciesdubiusDoubtful, as in the sense of not conforming to a pattern

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Tragopogon dubius description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 14 Oct 2013.

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Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

5/25/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

6/22/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

5/25/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 11 × 7" (27 × 18 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

5/25/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 23 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

5/25/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 5 × 3" (12 × 8.4 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

6/22/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 10 × 15" (26 × 39 cm)

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goatsbeard)

9/20/2014 · Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME

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