Tragopogon dubius

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Cichorieae Tragopogon

Tragopogon dubius flowerYellow Salsify

This looks just like Purple Salsify, except that its bloom is yellow. I’ve only seen one patch of this, blooming in July near the confluence of Blue Creek and the Santa Ynez River.

Tragopogon dubius plant

Tragopogon dubius seedhead
The seedhead is enormous.

Tragopogon dubius flower

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