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This is a dandelion-like flower that grows wild in my yard as weed. It is not a dandelion because the stalks are quite tall, at least 18", and there are multiple flowers on a stalk. The leaves also resemble dandelions.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Lukasz 8 years ago
Red-seeded dandelion
Taraxacum erythrospermum Taraxacum erythrospermum

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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

I agree with JDP. It looks like a Two-flowered Cynthia.

JDP 8 years ago

I see what you're saying. From what I can tell, the leaves are variable. There are some in my lawn with leaves entire and others with lobes. Another possibility is Hieracium.

Thank you for both suggestions. The images I found for the red-seeded dandelion look like the traditional single flower on a stalk type, which is not like my flower. The Krigia biflora flower and stalk pattern is right, but the leaves are not serrated like the leaves on my plants.

JDP 8 years ago

Probably Krigia biflora: two-flowered cynthia.

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 26, 2012
Submitted on Sep 26, 2012

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