Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Merat

Common name

English: Lesser Hawkbit

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Leontodon (1)

           Epithet: taraxacoides (Vill.) Merat (1)

Synonyms: Hyoseris taraxacoides Vill., Leontodon leysseri (Wallr.) Beck, Leontodon nudicaule (L.) Banks

nudicaule => naked stem

taraxacoides => resembling Taraxacum, the Dandelion

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Leontodon taraxacoides at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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