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Tragopogon porrifolius

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
tra-go-POH-gon po-ree-FOH-lee-us
Description

Season:

Summer

Height:

2-5 ft.

Foliage:

Long grasslike leaves; hollow stem

Flower:

Spiky sepal-like bracts that exceed the pink petals; flower closes in afternoon

Site:

Roadsides, fields

Life Cycle:

Perennial

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Tragopogon
    Species:
    porrifolius
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mediterranean regions of Europe.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Grasslike.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Form:
    Straight