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Krigia dandelion is known from the Eastern deciduous forest biome and tallgrass prairies. It is unique in propagating extensively by means of tubers. These were well described by T. Holm (1891). All chromosome counts to date have shown 2n = 60, the duodecaploid number based on x = 5.
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Flora of North America Vol. 19: 362, 363, 364 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Perennials, 10–50 cm. rhizomes relatively slender, fibrous-rooted, tubers overwintering, globose, 5–15 mm diam., caudices fibrous-rooted. Stems scapiform. erect, leafless and ebracteate, glabrous or minutely glandular. villous especially proximal to heads. Leaves basal; petioles usually broadly or narrowly winged; blades linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate, 6–24 cm, margins entire or remotely toothed to pinnately lobed, lobes usually entire and acute, apices acute to obtuse, faces usually glabrous, sometimes sparingly villous (glandular or eglandular, often glaucous). Heads borne singly. Peduncles from basal rosettes. Involucres 10–15 mm. Phyllaries 12–16, reflexed in fruit. linear-lanceolate, midveins obscure, apices acute. Florets 25–34; corollas yellow to yellow-orange, abaxially often purplish-tinged, 15–25 mm. Cypselae reddish brown, columnar, 2.5 mm, 10–15-ribbed; pappi of ca. 10, outer scales 0.5–1 mm plus 25–45, barbellulate inner bristles 5–8 mm. 2n = 60.
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Synonym

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Leontodon dandelion Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 798. 1753; Cynthia dandelion (Linnaeus) de Candolle
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Krigia dandelion

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Krigia dandelion, known as potato dwarfdandelion, is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family . It is native to the southeastern and south-central United States, from the Florida Panhandle to Texas and north as far as Kansas, southern Illinois, and Maryland[2]

Krigia dandelion is an perennial herb up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. One plant generally produces one flower head per flower stalk, each head with 25–34 yellow or yellow-orange ray flowers but no disc flowers.[3]

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Krigia dandelion: Brief Summary

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Krigia dandelion, known as potato dwarfdandelion, is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family . It is native to the southeastern and south-central United States, from the Florida Panhandle to Texas and north as far as Kansas, southern Illinois, and Maryland

Krigia dandelion is an perennial herb up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. One plant generally produces one flower head per flower stalk, each head with 25–34 yellow or yellow-orange ray flowers but no disc flowers.

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