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common spring-gold, gold-star, spring-gold

Leaf

blades: basal 10–25+ × 3–8(–12+) mm, entire or toothed;

cauline 3–12 × 1–4 mm, mostly entire.

Involucres

3–5(–7+) mm.

Ray florets

corolla tubes 1–1.5 mm, laminae oblong to elliptic, 3–6(–10) mm.

Disc florets

corolla tubes 0.7–1.5 mm, throats 0.5–1.1 mm, lobes 0.5–0.9 mm.

Cypselae

1.5–2.5 mm;

pappi 2–4 mm.

2n

= 18.

Crocidium multicaule

Phenology Flowering Feb–Jun.
Habitat Grassy, mossy, or bare, often disturbed, sometimes wet sites in chaparral, oak forests, conifer forests, and sagebrush scrub
Elevation 90–1500 m [300–4900 ft]
Distribution
from FNA
CA; ID; OR; WA; BC
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Source FNA vol. 20, p. 641.
Parent taxa Asteraceae > tribe Senecioneae > Crocidium
Name authority Hooker: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 335, plate 118. (1834)
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