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common dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
common dandelion Aster Family
Taraxacum officinale Asteraceae
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common names
  common dandelion
  dandelion
accepted scientific name
  Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg.
rules for finding collection records
  Taraxacum officinale (18611)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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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 beginning of February thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (100%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Forest
Disturbed
Riparian
Meadow
Grassland
Desert
Native Plant Status
Generally considered Not Native but see Wikipedia description.
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