Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F.Blake image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Arthur Meeks

Arthur Meeks

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll
Family Asteraceae
Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F.Blake
false-dandelion, orange dwarf-dandelion
Krigia: for David Krieg, German physician, who first collected this plant in Maryland
biflora: two-flowered
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-32" tall forb with milky juice, mostly very smooth and waxy-looking; stems leafy
Flower: head 3/4" wide with yellow to orange ray flowers; inflorescence several long-stalked heads from the upper leaf axil; blooms May-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, basal, widely elliptical, lower stalked, upper leaves clasping
Habitat: moderate moisture; prairies, woods, meadows
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Krigia list Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
(for list of synonyms - see the subspecies)

         
  Home
Faculty
Botany News/Events
Projects
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
 
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Bryophytes
Ethnobotany
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Bryophytes
Browse by:
Common Name
Genus
Search by:
County
 Name
Copyright 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map