Agoseris ×elata

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Agoseris ×elata has been and continues to be an enigmatic taxon. Perhaps no other

       name in the genus has been so misunderstood and misapplied. Many herbarium specimens labeled
       A. ×elata are in fact misidentified. Specimens of A. ×elata are not abundant in herbaria;
       the number of actual collections is relatively small compared to those for other Agoseris.
       Specimens that belong to A. ×elata represent a complex assemblage that has relatively few
       defining features and appears to be of hybrid origin. Most specimens appear to be
       intermediate between A. grandiflora and A. aurantiaca; most also appear to have
       characteristics of A. monticola or A. glauca var. dasycephala. The exact parentage remains