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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Bloom Period
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Taraxacum officinale  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (TAOF)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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