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Agoseris (glauca)

Jim Barner
Seed Extractory Manager
USDA FS - R6 Bend Seed Extractory
63095 Deschutes Market Rd.
Bend, Oregon 97701
541-383-5498 (fax)

Family Scientific Name: Asteraceae
Family Common Name: Aster family
Scientific Name: Agoseris glauca (Pursh) Raf.
Common Name: Pale agoseris
Species Code: AGGL
Ecotype: USFS, Boise National Forest, Lucky Peak Nursery, Boise,Idaho
Propagation Goal: seeds
Propagation Method: seed
ProductType: Propagules (seeds, cuttings, poles, etc.)
Time To Grow: 0
Propagule Collection: Small lot, 4.0 pounds, grown and harvested at USFS, Lucky Peak Nursery, Boise, Idaho.
Propagule Processing: METHOD OF CLEANING: Seed is first processed using a Westrup Model LA-P Laboratory Clipper/De-awner, to break up flower heads. Lot was then air-screened using an office Clipper, with no top screen, and a bottom screen: blank, medium speed, low to medium air, to scalp off non-seed material. Number of Seeds per Pound: 266,800, Purity: 90%, X-Ray 100 Seeds: 98% Filled
Harvesting, Storage and Shipping: Storage: Cold Storage, 33-38 Degrees Fahrenheit
Other Comments: Seed lots that are grown in nurseries may present unique challenges and may be processed differently than native collections.


Barner, Jim. 2009. Propagation protocol for production of Propagules (seeds, cuttings, poles, etc.) Agoseris glauca (Pursh) Raf. seeds USDA FS - R6 Bend Seed Extractory Bend, Oregon. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://NativePlantNetwork.org (accessed 2021/07/27). US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Center for Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetic Resources.

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