Patagonia Wildflowers
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hairy cat's-ear
Hypochaeris radicata
Hypochaeris radicata
hairy cat's-ear Aster Family
Hypochaeris radicata Asteraceae
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English common names
  •hairy cat's-ear
  •false dandelion
  •rough cat's ear
Spanish common name
  •hierba del chancho
accepted scientific name
  •Hypochaeris radicata L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Hypochaeris radicata (528)
  •Hypochoeris radicata (8)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.0 to 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 20 to 30
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 3rd week of May
Native to Europe.

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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