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Yellow or Orange Flowers ( Dandelion-like Flowers )
Composite Family (Compositae)

Alpine Hawksbeard
Crepis nana

Season: Late July and August
Habitat:
 Subalpine on both sides of Continental Divide
Height:
 Up to 10 cm

Description: This low lying plant is usually hidden within loose scree. It has a low, basal clump of silvery haired, paddle shaped, green leaves. The yellow flowers form a welcome sight within the monochromatic world of the scree slope. Numerous tiny dandelion-like flowers grow singly at the end of short stems.

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All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

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