PlantsWyethia→White-Rayed Mule's Ears (Wyethia helianthoides)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6-32 inches
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: May-June
Pollinators: Various insects

A fasciated flowerhead.

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Location: Picture taken by Perduejn in a cow pasture amidst plants with normal flowers in Island Park, Idaho, USA.Date: 21 June 2010A fasciated flowerhead.
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Comments:
Posted by DominaHorti on Apr 18, 2019 10:07 AM

Fasciation - that is what is going on with that one bloom.

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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 23, 2020 9:26 PM

This species, the only white-rayed Wyethia, often forms dense patches in low spots of valleys.

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