Potato Dwarf Dandelion
Krigia dandelion

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Krigia (KRIG-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: dandelion (dan-de-LY-on) (Info)

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 22, 2009, Allwild from North, TX wrote:

This dandelion grows wild here. It would probably be considered an invasive weed to most. I see it as a native, low growing wildflower blooming in early spring, before many of the other dandelions. It has large nodular tuber-like growths on the roots (I suspect giving it the name of potato dandelion). Leaves grow in a basal rosette emerging in winter.

I had a hard time obtaining an ID on this wildflower so I won't bother submitting pics which aren't that great, except maybe just one.