Taxon  Report   12084    
Taraxacum erythrospermum  Besser
Red-seeded dandelion
Taraxacum erythrospermum
© 2017 James Bailey
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Taraxacum erythrospermum
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, PhD
Taraxacum erythrospermum
© 2017 James Bailey
Taraxacum erythrospermum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Taraxacum erythrospermum
© 2016 James Bailey
Genus: Taraxacum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Taraxacum laevigatum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Taraxacum laevigatum var. erythrospermum
ICPN: Taraxacum laevigatum
ICPN: Taraxacum officinale var. erythrospermum
More information about  Taraxacum erythrospermum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).