Taxon  Report   2428    
Crepis vesicaria  L.  ssp. taraxacifolia  (Thuill.) Thell.
Beaked hawksbeard,  Weedy hawksbeard
Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Crepis
Parent: Crepis vesicaria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Crepis vesicaria ssp. haenseleri
PLANTS: Crepis vesicaria var. taraxacifolia
More information about  Crepis vesicaria ssp. taraxacifolia
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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 20, 2019).