Flower Colors - Set of 26

Dandelion Flower 10 - #F0E130

Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. They are native to Eurasia and North and South America, and two species, T. officinale and T. erythrospermum, are found as weeds worldwide. Both species are edible in their entirety. The common name dandelion, from French dent-de-lion, meaning "lion's tooth," is given to members of the genus, and like other members of the Asteraceae family, they have very small flowers collected together into a composite flower head. Each single flower in a head is called a floret. Many Taraxacum species produce seeds asexually by apomixis, where the seeds are produced without pollination, resulting in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent plant.

Many similar plants in the Asteraceae family with yellow flowers are sometimes known as "false dandelions." The genus is taxonomically complex, with some botanists dividing the group into about 34 macrospecies, and about 2000 microspecies.

Shown are some dandelions blooming
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