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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. ''T. officinale'' is considered a weed, especially in lawns and along roadsides, but it is sometimes used as a medical herb and in food preparation. As a nearly cosmopolitan weed, common dandelion is best known for its yellow.. more

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 16, 2012. Captured Sep 21, 2010 12:38.
  • NIKON D40
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm