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Early Common Dandelion

The most prevalent of wildflowers, the Common Dandelion [Taraxacum officinale] is a member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family. It is found on pages 368-369 of Wildflowers of the Carolinas. “In French, dent-de-lion refers to the toothed leaves, which resemble the teeth of a lion.” These early Dandelions were found in the fields at Fletcher Park …

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