Dandilion (Taraxacum officinale)


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Family: Compositae Asteraceae

Perennial which embraces a large number of 'micro-species'. Lobed, spoon-shaped leaves form a basal rosette. Flower heads, 30­60mm across, borne on hollow stems yielding milky sap if broken; appear March to October. Fruits form familiar white 'clock'. Height up to 35cm

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