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Alaska Dandelion
Taraxacum alaskanum
Taraxacum alaskanum
Alaska Dandelion Aster Family
Taraxacum alaskanum Asteraceae
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common name
  Alaska Dandelion
accepted scientific name
  Taraxacum alaskanum Rydb.
rules for finding collection records
  Taraxacum alaskanum (264)
  Taraxacum kamtschaticum (66)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.9 to 1.1 inches
Number of ray petals: 30 to 55
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 3rd week of August

Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Paul Slichter (5)
UW Herbarium (7)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
SEINet (1)
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