Common Dandelion
Common Dandelion
Taraxacum officinale
Sunflower or Daisy Family - Asteraceae
Basal leaves that are much elongated, deeply lobed and toothed. Narrow, long stalks bear single flowerheads (about 1 to 1.5 inches wide) composed of numerous, yellow strap-like ray flowers. Many narrow bracts below the flowerhead with the outer ones bent backwards. Stem exudes a milky juice.
(Photographed - May)
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