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Horned Dandelion

Taraxacum ceratophorum (Ledeb.) DC.

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Taraxacum ceratophorum (Horned Dandelion) is a species of perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States and Alaska. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Hecla Sulphur, Anarta richardsoni, Olethreutes inquietana, and Boloria chariclea. Individuals can grow to 0.08 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Horned Dandelion. View this species on GBIF