Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Taraxacum officinale Weber

Dandelion

PHOTOS OF DANDELION

Taraxacum officinale

Photo of Taraxacum officinale

Taraxacum officinale, filed

Yellow flowers on the field (Taraxacum officinale)

Taraxacum officinale Weber - (Dandelion)

Perennial plant very variable up to 40 cm. Floral stems without leaves. Basal leaves in rosette, in many forms from undivided to triangular lobed divided; stalk generally winged. Yellow heads till 6 cm, with very long ligules and very conspicuous bracts, the external ones bent backwards. In cultivated lands, side of the paths and grasslands.

The plant is starting to be cultivated as a vegetable. Rosettes of cultivated plants are much bigger than the wild species, since they can attain 50 cm wide. It seems that cultivated species differ in medicinal properties from those found in the wild..

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