Tragopogon dubius

Yellow Salsify, Tragopogon dubius
Sawyers Peak Trail, Black Range, New Mexico
June 30, 2019

Yellow Salsify is not native to North America but as it is naturalized in much of the United States, see BONAP map right.  The light blue color indicates that the species is an exotic in the county indicated.  It is native to central Europe/western Asia.

There are some Tragopogon species which are native to the Americas.

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