Yellow Salsify is a member of the
plant grows to 3 feet in height and has grayish green,
grass-like leaves that grasp the stem to
10 inches in length. The plant
typically grows in dry areas along roads and in fields at elevations between
3500 - 7000 feet.
Yellow Salsify in not native to
the US, it was introduced from Europe and has sicne become
Yellow Salsify blooms between June - September and
produces a bright yellow dandelion-like flower with green bracts that
protrude beyond the flower around the margin to 2.5 inches in width.
The flower is followed by a large spherical dandelion-like seed head.