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Taraxacum officinale Widely naturalised in southern and eastern Australia, where it is regarded as an environmental weed. Despite this, I do like to allow their growth as they provide food for moths, butterflies, bees and birds.  Asterales,Australia,Common dandelion,Dandelion,Fall,Geotagged,Macro,Taraxacum officinale,botany,flora,flower,plant,yellow,yellow flowers Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Taraxacum officinale

Widely naturalised in southern and eastern Australia, where it is regarded as an environmental weed. Despite this, I do like to allow their growth as they provide food for moths, butterflies, bees and birds.

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  1. Beautiful shot, Ruth. We allow them to grow as well because they are a pollinator's best friend in the early spring :) Posted 3 years ago
  2. I see this as a canvas on my wall, so simple and so beautiful... Posted 5 months ago

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''Taraxacum officinale'', the common dandelion, is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant of the family Asteraceae. It can be found growing in temperate regions of the world, in lawns, on roadsides, on disturbed banks and shores of water ways, and other areas with moist soils.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Oct 6, 2018. Captured May 20, 2018 11:42 in 41 The Terrace, The Hill NSW 2300, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/664s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm