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Krigia biflora var. biflora

Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F. Blake var. biflora

Orange Dwarfdandelion, Twoflower Dwarfdandelion

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Cynthia virginica, Hyoseris biflora, Krigia amplexicaulis, Krigia biflora ssp. glandulifera


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Flower: Ligulate (strap-shaped) florets.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CO , CT , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: MB , ON

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Krigia biflora var. biflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Krigia biflora var. biflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Krigia biflora var. biflora


Record Modified: 2019-03-29
Research By: CBR

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