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Limestone Hawksbeard
Crepis intermedia
About Limestone Hawksbeard (Crepis intermedia) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Crepis intermedia is a North American species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common name limestone hawksbeard. It is native to western Canada (Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia) and the western United States (Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California). Crepis intermedia grows in many types of open and forested habitat. It is a perennial herb growing an erect, multibranched stem from a thick taproot, reaching up to 70 centimeters (28 inches) in height. It has woolly green herbage. The leaves are lined with triangular lobes and the lowest leaves approach 40 centimeters (16 inches) long. The inflorescence is an open array of many ligulate flower heads, each with woolly phyllaries and several yellow ray florets but no disc florets. The fruit is a narrow, ribbed achene just under a centimeter long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

2.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 8.3" - 104.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.45" - 3.58", Coldest Month: 22.8" - 48.2", Hottest Month: 44.2" - 73.1", Humidity: 0.96" - 22.10", Elevation: 1399" - 11527"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Intermediate Hawksbeard

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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