Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Mérat image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Asteraceae
Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Mérat
little hawk's-bit, rough hawk's-bit
Leontodon: from Greek leon, "lion," and odous, "tooth," because of the toothed leaves
taraxacoides: like dandelion
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-14" tall forb with milky juice
Flower: head 1/2" wide with the yellow rays with a blunt, toothed tip; inflorescence of one head on long curved stalk arising from base of plant; blooms June-Sept.
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:basal, hairy, usually with shallow lobes
Habitat: lawns, disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Leontodon leysseri (Wallr.) Beck
Leontodon nudicaulis (L.) Banks ex Schinz subsp. taraxacoides (Vill.) Schinz & Thell.

         
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