Calflora
Taxon  Report   7921    
Taraxacum californicum  Munz & I. M. Johnst.
California dandelion
Taraxacum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .
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Observation Search
(90 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Taraxacum

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Taraxacum ceratophorum var. bernardinum
More information about  Taraxacum californicum

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2020).