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Krigia dandelion (L.) Nutt.
Potato dwarf dandelion, Potato dandelion
Synonym(s): Cynthia dandelion
USDA Symbol: KRDA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Krigia dandelion has a large, solitary flower head on a leafless stem and a tuber 1/2-1 inches (1.5-2.5 cm) long just below the surface. It is found from southern New Jersey south to Florida, west to Texas, and north to Missouri.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Pineywoods Native Plant Center
- Nacogdoches, TX
Record Last Modified: 2013-10-25
Research By: TWC Staff