Calflora
Taxon  Report   7922    
Taraxacum officinale  F. H. Wigg.
Common dandelion,  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.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Taraxacum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Taraxacum officinale ssp. officinale
More information about  Taraxacum officinale

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).