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Yellow Goat's-beard
Tragopogon dubius

• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: fields, roadsides & waste places
• Height: 1-1/2 to 3 feet
• Flower size: flowerheads 1-1/2 to 2 inches across
• Flower color: yellow
• Flowering time: June to August
• Origin: Europe, Asia

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The seed heads of goat's-beard look a lot like those of dandelions, but much larger -- around 3 inches across.

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.