Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3371

Forb
Perennial
Has milky sap (latex)

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in roadsides, lawns, pastures, other disturbed sites, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Absent
Ray flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Reddish-brown
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Taraxacum erythrospermum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Taraxacum laevigatum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-17-001:
Taraxacum erythrospermum   FAMILY Asteraceae_

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Leontodon erythrospermum

 

COMMON NAME:
Red-seeded Dandelion