Geropogon

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Geropogon
GTragopogon longirostris.jpg
Geropogon hybridus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cichorieae[1]
Genus: Geropogon
L.
Binomial name
Geropogon hybridus
(L.) Sch.Bip.
Synonyms[1]
  • Tragopogon hybridus L.
  • Tragopogon glaber (L.) Hill
  • Tragopogon glaber (L.) DC.
  • Geropogon australe Spreng.
  • Geropogon glabrum L.
  • Geropogon hirsutum L.
  • Geropogon hirsutus L.
  • Geropogon australis Spreng.
  • Tragopogon hirsutus (L.) Hill
  • Geropogon glaber L.
  • Tragopogon geropogon Rouy

Geropogon is a genus of flowering plants in the dandelion family.[2][3]

Species

Several species names have been published in the genus, but only one is recognized. Geropogon hybridus, the pasture goatsbeard[4] or slender salsify,[5] is native to the Mediterranean and adjacent areas, from the Canary Islands to Iran.[1][6]

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