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common dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Taraxacum officinale
common dandelion Aster Family
Taraxacum officinale Asteraceae
common names
  common dandelion
accepted scientific name
  Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg.
rules for finding collection records
  Taraxacum officinale (52)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.0 to 2.0 inches
Number of ray petals: 40 to 200
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed All Year
Generally considered Not Native but see Wikipedia description.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base