Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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smallhead cat's ear
Hypochaeris microcephala
Hypochaeris microcephala
smallhead cat's ear Aster Family
Hypochaeris microcephala Asteraceae
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English common name
  •smallhead cat's ear
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Hypochaeris microcephala (Sch. Bip.) Cabrera
rules for finding collection records
  •Hypochaeris microcephala (90)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2011 Layla Dishman
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1.0 to 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (20%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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