Taraxacum officionale

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Cichorieae Taraxacum

Common dandelion

An invader from Europe. Probably blooms all year.

Flowers borne on an unbranched, unleaved, hollow stem (Cat’s ears, which look very like dandelions, have branched stems). All leaves in a basal rosette.

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