Packera plattensis (Nutt.) W.A.Weber & A.Löve
Family: Asteraceae
Platte groundsel,  more...
[Senecio plattensis Nutt.,  more]
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Richard Bauer  
Etymology: Packera: after John G. Packer, a Canadian biosystematist
Plants: erect, biennial/perennial, 4"-24" tall forb with usually woolly stems
Leaves: basal leaves tapering to the stalk, toothed or lobed, underside woolly, stem leaves getting smaller toward the top
Flowers: head 1/2"-1" wide with 8-10 yellow rays, disk 1/4" - 1/2" wide; inflorescence clusters of several to many heads; blooms Aug.-June
Fruits: dry seed, softly hairy on fluffy pappus
Habitat: sun; dry; prairies, cliffs
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Paul Drobot  
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Derek Anderson  
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