Tragopogon porrifolius

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeTragopogonTragopogon porrifolius


An annual or biennial herb, occasionally escaping from cultivation and naturalised on sea-walls, cliffs, rough grassland and road verges, especially in S.E. England. Elsewhere it is usually only casual. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of the Mediterranean region; the native range of the cultivated subsp. porrifolius is uncertain but it is widely naturalised in temperate Europe.

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Atlas text references

Atlas (296a)
de Bolòs O, Vigo J
1995.  Flora dels Països Catalans, III. Pirolàcies-Compostes.