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Krigia dandelion (L.) Nutt.
Potato dwarf dandelion, Potato dandelion
USDA Symbol: KRDA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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
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Record Modified: 2012-10-29
Research By: TWC Staff