Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Krigia virginica (L.) Willd. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Asteraceae
Krigia virginica (L.) Willd.
Virginia dwarf-dandelion
Krigia: for David Krieg, German physician, who first collected this plant in Maryland
virginica: of Virginia
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 2"-16" tall forb with milky juice
Flower: head 3/8" wide with only yellow ray flowers; inflorescence with the head at the end of a long stalk from the base of the plant; blooms April-June
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:linear, mostly basal
Habitat: dry; prairies; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Hyoseris virginica L.

         
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