Taxon  Report   7922 
Taraxacum officinale  Wigg.
Dandelion,  common dandelion, red seeded dandelion
Taraxacum officinale , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Taraxacum officinale
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Taraxacum officinale
© 2002 Nick Kurzenko
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Taraxacum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Taraxacum officinale  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (TAOF)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2014).

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