Calflora
Taxon  Report   8991    
Taraxacum ceratophorum  (Ledeb.) DC.
Horned dandelion
Taraxacum ceratophorum
© © 2015 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Taraxacum ceratophorum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Taraxacum ceratophorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Taraxacum ceratophorum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Taraxacum

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum
More information about  Taraxacum ceratophorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (TAOFC)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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