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Taraxacum carneocoloratum

Taraxacum carneocoloratum A. Nelson

Fleshy Dandelion, Pink Dandelion

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: TACA6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 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: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: YT

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Taraxacum carneocoloratum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Taraxacum carneocoloratum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Taraxacum carneocoloratum


Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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