Glabrous perennial forb; scapes (leafless flower stalk born from the root) up to 50cm tall, with milky sap. Taproot long and fleshy. Leaves basal, oblanceolate; acute lobes that angle backwards. Flowers single, atop hollow scapes; outer bracts longer than inner; corollas bright yellow.
Knoke, Don, and David Giblin. 2017. WTU Herbarium Image Collection - Burke Museum. University of Washington. Accessed 8 June 2017. http://biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.php?Genus=Taraxacum&Spe cies=officinale
|Common in disturbed areas, fields, and lawns across North America.||Full sun||Yes|