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Krigia montana

Common Name(s):
Dwarf dandelion, Mountain krigia
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Krigia support the following specialized bee: Andrena (Callandrena s.l.) krigiana.

Season:
Summer into fall
Height:
4-16 in.
Foliage:
Most leaves are basal; variable shape - linear, lance-shaped or lobed and toothed like a dandelion; slender, milky, mostly smooth stems
Flower:
Solitary, bright yellow-orange petals with fringed tips borne on a long stem; leafy bracts at base of flower head are leafy and green
Site:
Crevices of moist cliffs, grassy balds
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, bees, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2631

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