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Tragopogon porrifolius

Tragopogon porrifolius L.

 

Salsify

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
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
Speciesporrifolius

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Tragopogon porrifolius description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify)

8/30/2014 · NM
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 20 cm)

Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify)

8/30/2014 · NM
≈ 5 × 7" (13 × 16 cm)

Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify)

8/30/2014 · NM
≈ 4 × 4½" (10.0 × 11 cm)

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