Mountain False Dandelion
Agoseris  heterophylla Nutt.

A small annual which resembles the common dandelion, with a single head of yellow flowers, a basal rosette of large leaves.  It has a thin leafless flowering stalk 4 to 25 inches tall.  The corella of each flower is flat and elongated and with or without the lobes at the outer end.  There are numerous hairl ike bristles and seeds have long beaks.  It flowers from May through July, and sometimes as late as August higher elevations.  Located in moderately dry to moist, or even the wet soil of meadows roadsides, and open areas in mountains and at almost all elevations. Found throughout West and in southeastern Idaho.

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