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*Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wiggers. Common Dandelion. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Lawns, roadsides, urban areas, pastures, disturbed areas, trailsides, less commonly in a variety of less disturbed habitats. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, FNA19, G, GrPl, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Oh3, Pa, RAB, SE1, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Leontodon taraxacum L. – S; < Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg. – Fl7; > Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg. ssp. officinale – K1; > Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg. var. officinale – F; ? Taraxacum palustre (Lyons) Lam. var. vulgare (Lam.) Fernald – Tat; ~ Taraxacum taraxacum (L.) H.Karst.

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 9

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