Yellow Salsify, Western Goatsbeard Tragopogon dubius

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Tragopogon dubius

Family:

Asteraceae

Genus:

Tragopogon

Species:

dubius

Common Name:

Yellow Salsify, Western Goatsbeard

Seeds Per Pound:
1,700,000
Quantity:
0.07 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
200
Germination:
85%
Germination Test Type:
TZ
Purity:
64%
Height:
18-24 inches
Collection Locale:
South Dakota
Crop Year:
2021
In Stock: 0.07 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$6.95
2 gram
$25.66
5 gram
$44.14
10 gram
$74.95
1 oz
$149.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: sow in the spring outdoors a week before the date of the last frost, 1/4 inch deep.
In a Nutshell:
* Tragopogon dubius (yellow salsify, western salsify, western goat's-beard, wild oysterplant, yellow goat's beard, goat's beard, goatsbeard, common salsify, salsify) is a species of salsify native to southern and central Europe and western Asia and found as far north and west as northern France.
* Like most salsifies, the western salsify grows as an annual or occasionally biennial forb, reaching a height of typically 20–60 cm but sometimes almost a metre. It grows typically in warm, sheltered spots with moist soil. Its yellow flower head is 4–6 cm in diameter and is likely to be seen in late spring or early summer.
* Western salsify is quite similar to the generally commoner meadow salsify, T. pratensis, but the bracts which show behind the flower head, a distinctive feature of salsifies, are longer and more noticeable.
* Because western salsify is a widespread plant, it has a large number of alternative common names. They include western goat's beard, wild oysterplant, yellow salsify, yellow goat's beard, meadow goat's beard, goat's beard, goatsbeard, common salsify, or salsify. more...
* The root is eaten raw or cooked. Fleshy. Young stems, when 5 - 10cm high, and the bases of the lower leaves - raw or cooked. Used as a potherb. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov