While superficially it looks like your common dandelion, the common cat's-ear is an invasive Eurasian species of aster that has run wild in the Pacific Northwest, particularly west of the Cascade Mountains where it is listed as a noxious weed. This one was found about 15 miles to the northwest of Mount Rainier in Washington state in an open field by the Carbon River.
- Rich Leighton
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- Contained in galleries
- Asteraceae (Thistles, Asters and Daisies), Yellow Wildflowers