Genus: Hypochaeris

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The fruits of Hypochaeris vary depending on their placement on the capitulum. Those from the margin are shorter and either are short-beaked or lack beaks, compared with the inner fruits, which are longer and have slender, apical beaks.

Family

Asteraceae (aster family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

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