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Composites, Sunflower

Composites, Sunflower

Latin: Compositae

Plants in the Composites, Sunflower Family by Scientific Name


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threetip sagebrush (Artemisia tripartita)
Common Names threetip sagebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)Achillea millefolium
Common Names yarrow
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Russian knapweed (Acroptilon repens)
 Acroptilon repens
Common Names Russian knapweed, hardheads
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Pink, rose
Plant Type Shrub
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Noxious, Yes
pathfinder, trail plant (Adenocaulon bicolor)
Adenocaulon bicolor
Common Names pathfinder, trail plant
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Green, mixed
Plant Type Forb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
short-beaked agroseris, false dandelion (Agoseris glauca)
Agoseris glauca
Common Names false dandelion, short-beaked agroseris, pale agoseri
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)Anaphalis margaritacea
Common Names western pearly everlasting
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
Pearly Pussytoes (Antennaria anaphaloides)Antennaria anaphaloides
Common Names pearly pussytoes
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White, yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
mayweed chamomile, stinking chamomile (Anthemis cotula)Anthemis cotula
Common Names stinking chamomile, mayweed chamomile
Family Composites, Sunflower
Weed
Heart-leafed Arnica (Arnica cordifolia)Arnica cordifolia
Common Names heart-leafed arnica
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Leaves: Heart shaped
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
silver sagebrush (Artemisia cana)Artemisia cana
Common Names silver sagebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Short Description perennial
Native Yes
Weed No
tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus )Artemisia dracunculus
Common Names tarragon
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
wormwood, white sage brush (Artemisia ludoviciana )Artemisia ludoviciana
Common Names white sage brush, wormwood, white sagebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
White Sagebrush (Artemisia ludoviciana ssp Ludoviciana)Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
Common Names white sagebrush, white sage brush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Weed No
stiff sagebrush, scabland sagebrush (Artemisia rigida)Artemisia rigida
Common Names scabland sagebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native
big sage, sagebrush, big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)
Artemisia tridentata
Common Names big sage, sagebrush, big sagebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Shrub
Location McCall
Native Yes
Watershed Malheur, Owyhee, Snake, Weiser
Weed No
showy aster, alpine aster, mountain aster (Aster alpigenus var. haydenii)Aster alpigenus var. haydenii
Common Names showy aster, alpine aster, mountain aster
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
hairy balsamroot (Balsamorhiza hirsuta)

Balsamorhiza hirsuta
Common Names hairy balsamroot
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Perennial
Native Yes
Weed No
hooker's balsamroot (Balsamorhiza hookeri)Balsamorhiza hookeri
Common Names hooker's balsamroot
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Arrowleaf Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata)Balsamorhiza sagittata
Common Names arrowleaf balsamroot
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
McCall and many locations
Bidens frondosa
Common Names Leafy Beggarticks, Devil's Beggarticks, Leafy Sticktight
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native No
Weed Yes
rough eyelashweed (Blepharipappus scaber) Blepharipappus scaber
Common Names rough eyelasnweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native
littleleaf brickelbush, small-leaved brickellia (Brickellia microphylla)
Brickellia microphylla
Common Names littleleaf brickelbush, small-leaved brickellia
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Green-white
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
brickellbush (Brickellia sp.)Brickellia sp.
Common Names brickellbush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Weed No
musk thistle (Carduus nutans)Carduus nutans
Common Names musk thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Weed Yes
diffuse knapweed (Centaurea diffusa)
Centaurea diffusa
Common Names diffuse knapweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Light Pink
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa)Centaurea maculosa
Common Names spotted knapweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis)Centaurea solstitialis
Common Names yellow starthistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)
Chaenactis douglasii
Common Names Chaenactis, Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White to pink
Plant Type Herb
rush skeletonweed (Chondrilla juncea)
Chondrilla juncea
Common Names rush skeletonweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Yes
green rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus)Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
Common Names green rabbitbrush, Yellow rabbitbrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellowish
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Yellow rabbitbrush is common in the intermountain west. It is an early succession plant following fire.
Native Yes
Weed Yes
chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Cichorium intybus
Common Names chicory
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Blue
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Yes
Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense)
Cirsium arvense
Common Names Canada thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Perennial, deep-seated creeping underground roots. Leaves: Spiny, pinnatifid
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Noxious
Utah Thistle (Cirsium utahense)Cirsium utahense
Common Names Utah thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
Cirsium vulgare
Common Names bull thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Biennial.
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Noxious
horseweed (Conyza canadensis)Conyza canadensis
Common Names horseweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Native North America grasslands
Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt. var. atkinsoniana Atkinson's coreopsis Atkinson's tickseedCoreopsis tinctoria Nutt. var. atkinsoniana
Common Names Atkinson's coreopsis
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Short Description Atkinson's coreopsis grows east of New Plymouth, ID, on low lying wet soils near the Payette River. It is a native plant in the western United states and British Columbia.
Native ,
tapertip hawksbeard, longleaf hawksbeard, long-leafed hawksbeard
(Crepis acuminata)
Crepis acuminata
Common Names longleaf hawksbeard, tapertip hawksbeard, long-leafed hawksbeard
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
limestone hawksbeard (Crepis intermedia)Crepis intermedia
Common Names limestone hawksbeard
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Weed No
Low hawksbeard, modoc hawksbeard(Crepis modocensis)Crepis modocensis
Common Names modoc hawksbeard, low hawksbeard
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed No
gray rabbitbrush, rubber rabbitbrush, gray rabbit brush, rubber rabbit brush (Ericameria nauseosa)
Ericameria nauseosa
Common Names rubber rabbitbrush, gray rabbitbrush, gray rabbit brush, rubber rabbit brush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Shrub
Short Description Gray rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) grows throughout Malheur County and surrounding areas of the intermountain west. It is an early succession plant following fire. Gray rabbitbrush is also known as rubber rabbitbrush and is a member of the Composite or Aster family.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
basin rayless daisy, rayless fleabane (Erigeron concinnus var. aphanactis)
Erigeron concinnus var. aphanactis
Common Names basin rayless daisy, rayless fleabane, rayless shaggy fleabane
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Wooly Daisy (Erigeron divergens)Erigeron divergens
Common Names Wooly Daisy
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Pale lavender
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
threenerve fleabane (Erigeron subtrinervis)Erigeron subtrinervis
Common Names threenerve fleabane
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Weed No
Oregon Sunshine, wooly sunflower (Eriophyllum lanatum)Eriophyllum lanatum
Common Names Oregon sunshine, wooly sunflower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
blanket flower (Gaillardia pinnatifida)Gaillardia pinnatifida
Common Names blanket flower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow, red
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
curlycup gumweed (Grindelia squarrosa)
Grindelia squarrosa
Common Names curlycup gumweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed Can be
broom snakeweed (Gutierrezia sarothrae)
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Common Names broom snakeweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Shrub - grass
Short Description Poisonous
Native Yes
Weed No
oneflower helianthella, rocky mountain helianthella, rocky mountain little sunflower (Helianthella uniflora)
Helianthella uniflora
Common Names oneflower helianthella, rocky mountain helianthella, rocky mountain little sunflower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Brilliant Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed No
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
Helianthus annuus
Common Names sunflower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed Can be
Cusick's Sunflower (Helianthus cusickii)
Helianthus cusickii
Common Names Cusick's Sunflower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Weed No
poverty sumpweed (Iva axillaris)Iva axillaris
Common Names poverty sumpweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed Can be
marshelder (Iva xanthifolia)Iva xanthifolia
Common Names marshelder
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
prickly lettuce, compass plant (Lactuca serriola )
Lactuca serriola
Common Names prickly lettuce, compass plant
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Yes
Lygodesmia juncea
Common Names rush skeletonplant
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color light purple
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed Yes
tall purple aster, hoary aster, hoary tansyaster (Machaeranthera canescens)
Machaeranthera canescens
Common Names tall purple aster, hoary aster, hoary tansyaster
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Mountain tarweed, Madia glomerataMadia glomerata
Common Names mountain tarweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native North America
pineappleweed (Matricaria matricarioides)Matricaria matricarioides
Common Names pineappleweed
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Forb
Native North America
Weed Yes
Nodding Microseris (Microseris Nutans)Microseris nutans
Common Names nodding microseris
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
Scotch thistle (Onopordum acanthuim) Onopordum acanthium
Common Names Scotch thistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Purple
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Noxious
western coneflower (Rudbeckia occidentalis)Rudbeckia occidentalis
Common Names western coneflower
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Brown
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Brown cone, not showy.
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
western groundsel (Senecio integerrimus)Senecio integerrimus
Common Names western groundsel
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native
tall ragwort (Senecio serra)Senecio serra
Common Names tall ragwort
Family Composites, Sunflower
Native Yes
Senecio serra
Common Names butterweed groundsel
Family Composites, Sunflower
Plant Type Herb
common groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)Senecio vulgaris
Common Names common groundsel, old-man-in-the-Spring
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White, yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis)
Solidago canadensis
Common Names Canada goldenrod
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed Can be
annual sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus)Sonchus oleraceus
Common Names annual sowthistle
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)Tanacetum vulgare
Common Names common tansy
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall and many locations
Native No
Weed Noxious
dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Taraxacum officinale
Common Names dandelion
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Yes
spineless horsebrush (Tetradymia canescens)Tetradymia canescens
Common Names spineless horsebrush
Family Composites, Sunflower
Weed Yes
showy townsend daisy (Townsendia florifer)Townsendia florifer
Common Names showy townsend daisy
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White
Plant Type Forb
Short Description Annual plant..
Native Yes
Western salsify, yellow salsify, yellow goats beard (Tragopogon dubius) Tragopogon dubius
Common Names yellow salsify, yellow goats beard, Western salsify
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Mule's Ear (Wyethia amplexicaulis)Wyethia amplexicaulis
Common Names mule's ear, mule-ears
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
white-rayed wyethia (Wyethia helianthoides)
Wyethia helianthoides
Common Names white-rayed wyethia, sunflower mule-ears
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Native Yes
Weed No
common cockleburr (Xanthium strumarium)
Xanthium strumarium
Common Names common cockleburr
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color Green
Plant Type Forb
Introduced North America
Native No
Weed Yes

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