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Taraxacum (Dandelion) is a genus of herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Alaska, Greenland, and Canada. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by brimstone, Red-belted Bumble Bee, Falcate Orangetip, and Blue Orchard Bee. Individuals can grow to 0.28 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 dandelion. View this species on GBIF