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Taraxacum (Dandelion) is a genus of herb in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Canada, Greenland, Alaska, and The Contiguous United States. They have achenes. Flowers are visited by Sphaerophoria, Eristalis, Dasysyrphus venustus, and Spilogona. 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