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Krigia dandelion
Krigia dandelion - Potato Dandelion 2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Subfamily:
Cichorioideae
Tribe:
Cichorieae
Genus:
Krigia
Species:
K. dandelion
Binomial name
Krigia dandelion
(L.) Nutt.
Synonyms
  • Adopogon dandelion Kuntze
  • Cynthia boscii DC.
  • Cynthia dandelion (L.) DC.
  • Cynthia lyrata Nutt.
  • Hyoseris angustifolia Michx.
  • Hyoseris major Walter
  • Leontodon dandelion L.
  • Tragopogon dandelion (L.) L.
  • Troximon dandelion (L.) Gaertn.

Krigia dandelion, known as potato dwarfdandelion, is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family . It is native to the southeastern and south-central United States, from the Florida Panhandle to Texas and north as far as Kansas, southern Illinois, and Maryland

Krigia dandelion is an perennial herb up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. One plant generally produces one flower head per flower stalk, each head with 25–34 yellow or yellow-orange ray flowers but no disc flowers.

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