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Genus: Tragopogon

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Lactuceae

About 50 species, native to temperate Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. Three species are introduced weeds in southern Africa, associated with cultivation.  

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa (POSA) - an online checklist (SANBI).

Tragopogon dubius (Yellow Goat's Beard)

Geelbokbaard [Afrikaans]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 338; Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 120.

Tragopogon hybridus

 

Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify)

 
 

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