Taxon  Report   8991 
Taraxacum ceratophorum  (Ledeb.) DC.
Horned dandelion
Taraxacum ceratophorum
© 2015 Steve Matson
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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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Taraxacum ceratophorum
© © 2015 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Taraxacum
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum
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TJM2: Taraxacum officinale ssp. ceratophorum
More information about  Taraxacum ceratophorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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