western goldenrod

Euthamia occidentalis

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Euthamia occidentalis is a flowering plant, known by the common names western flat topped goldenrod, western goldentop and western goldenrod, in the Asteraceae family.

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Other names for the Western Goldentop are Western goldenrod or Western fragrant goldenrod. Phylum-Vascular Class-Magnoliopsida Order-Asterales Family-Aster family Genus-goldentop
Species-western goldentop

The aster family has florets so that means that the western goldentop can have florets. The Western Goldentop grows in North America from Nebraska west to California, North to British Columbia and South to Arizona and New Mexico.

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Plantsforfuture.com
Plantsforhealth.com
Plants.usda.gov

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  1. (c) stonebird, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/73431753@N00/3863577259
  2. Adapted by kristen_himm from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euthamia_occidentalis
  3. (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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