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Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers)

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative and Introduced to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusKY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS
National Wetland Indicator StatusUPL, FACW

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Fall
After Harvest Regrowth RateModerate
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioLow
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Crown
Growth RateRapid
Height Mature feet.5
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanShort
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)100
pH Minimum4.8
pH Maximum7.5
Precipitation Minimum12
Precipitation Maximum55
Root Depth (Minimum inches)6
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-38

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceHigh
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound562480
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanYes
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
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Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers)

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) grows like a Forb/herb. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is an Perennial. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Native and Introduced to U.S.. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: KY, N'EAST, NE&GP, SWSS, WSWS. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: UPL, FACW. Spring and Fall is when Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is actively growing. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Moderate growth rate after harvest. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not an allelopath. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Low C:N Ratio. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a coppice potential of No. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not fall conspicuous. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Yellow colored flower. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Porous foliage porosity. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) are Brown. Seeds of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) are No conspicuous. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) grows as a Single Crown. The growth rate of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Rapid. The mature height of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is .5 feet. The lifespan of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Short. The shape and orientation of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Prostrate. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is adapted to coarse textured soils. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is adapted to fine textured soils. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Low. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Medium. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) requires a minimum of 100 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is 4.8. The maximum pH of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is 7.5. The minimum Precipitation that Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) requires is 12. The maximum Precipitation that Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) can handle is 55. The minimum root depth of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is 6 inches. The salininty tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is None. The shade tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) requires is -38. The bloom period of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Early Spring. The commerical availability of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is High. The fruit seed period of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is No. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by bare roots. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by bulbs. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by container. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by corms. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by cuttings. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is propagated by seed. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by sod. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by sprig. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not propagated by tubers. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) can generally yield 562480 seeds per pound of seeds. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a Rapid seed spread rate. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a High seedling vigor. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a High seedling vigor. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not have a small grain. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) has a None vegatative spread rate. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not have a berry/nut seed product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a good fodder product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a good fuel wood product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a good lumber product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a naval store product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not palatable to browse animals. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not palatable to grazing animals. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is not palatable to humans. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a pulpwood product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) does not make a veneer product. Common Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale G.H. Weber Ex Wiggers) is of the category, Dicot.
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