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Common name

English: Lesser Hawkbit

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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