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How To Identify Dandelion

How Can I Be Sure This Is The Common Dandelion?


With over 150 species related to the common dandelion, how can you be sure you have the variety you want? Use this simple test to be sure: The common dandelion that we often see in lawns is called Taraxacum officinale. It is the only variety that has an unbranching stem from a rosette of leaves. The others are all useful, but not the basic dandelion that we all know and love.
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