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Genus: Hypochaeris — cat's-ear

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.


Asteraceae (aster family)

This genus’s species in New England

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key