Crepis bakeri subsp. idahoensis

Babcock & Stebbins

Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 504: 141, fig. 22o–q. 1938.

Common names: Idaho hawksbeard
EndemicConservation concern
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Plants 25–30 cm. Leaves 15–18 × 5–5.5 cm, shallowly lobed, lobes deltate, sharply dentate, faces glabrate. Heads 7–22. Calyculi: bractlets deltate (longest much shorter than phyllaries). Invo-lucres narrowly cylindric or turbinate, 18–21 mm in fruit. Cypselae reddish brown, 8 mm, apices narrow, not strongly tapered; pappi 12–13 mm. 2n = 55.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jul.
Habitat: Dry open places
Elevation: 400–2200 m


Of conservation concern.

Plants of subsp. idahoensis are generally larger and more robust than the other subspecies, with more heads per stem. They are possibly allopolyploids, with Crepis occidentalis or C. monticola in their lineage (E. B. Babcock 1947).

Selected References


Lower Taxa