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Dandelion - Taraxacum officinal


Family: Asteraceae Aster family Genus Common Name: Dandelion Native Status: Introduced
Taraxacum officinal - Dandelion. Dandelion - A variety of Taraxacum officinale (ceratophorum) is native to western parts of the United States, the the variety found in the east (officinale), which is also found in the west, is introduced.

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Distribution of Taraxacum officinal in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 17 Apr 2014). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: Walker County, Ga Date: 2009-April-23Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Walker County, Ga 04/23/2009
Taraxacum officinal

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