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hairy cat's-ear
Hypochaeris radicata
Hypochaeris radicata
hairy cat's-ear Aster Family
Hypochaeris radicata Asteraceae
common names
  hairy cat's-ear
  false dandelion
  rough cat's ear
accepted scientific name
  Hypochaeris radicata L.
rules for finding collection records
  Hypochaeris radicata (108)
  Hypochoeris radicata (67)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Keir Morse
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.0 to 1.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 20 to 30
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Europe. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Accepted Scientific Name

Hypochaeris radicata   L.   (TSN: 37794, Index: 933)

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