Taraxacum californicum

Taraxacum californicum , Photo: US Forest Service

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Asterales
Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Subtribus: Crepidinae
Genus: Taraxacum
Species: Taraxacum californicum

Name

Taraxacum californicum Munz & I.M.Johnst.

References

* Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. New York 52:227. 1925
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]


Vernacular names
English: California Dandelion

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Taraxacum californicum, also known as the California dandelion, is an endangered species of dandelion endemic to the San Bernardino Mountains of California. This is a small perennial wildflower which resembles its close relative, the widespread weed known as the common dandelion. It has green, red-veined, lobed, or toothed leaves and yellow flower heads yielding brown and white fruits.

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