Taxon  Report   7922 
Taraxacum officinale  Wigg.
Common dandelion,  Dandelion, Red seeded dandelion

Taraxacum officinale
© 2002 Nick Kurzenko
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
Genus: Taraxacum
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

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

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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