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Outer achenes often darker, rough-surfaced, and lacking a pappus.
Inner achenes mostly smooth-surfaced and with a persistent pappus.
Its seeds have a white pappus and are wind-carried, resulting in rapid spread of tansy ragwort infestations.
However, the bristly pappus may attach to animal hair or fur as the plant is known to spread along game trails.
Both ray and disk corollas are encircled by a pappus of slender bristles.
The bases of both ray and disk corollas are encircled by a pappus of slender white bristles.
Seeds are dark brown and prominently ridged and wrinkled, with a tuft of soft white pappus bristles.
Seeds are achenes with pappus and are wind disseminated.
At the tip of the achene is a beak five to six millimeters long that bears a pappus of numerous soft bristles.
Another important feature is the pappus which is a tuft of bristles attached to the seed.
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