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Taraxacum  F.H. Wigg.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 36199

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): dandelion [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusTaraxacum F.H. Wigg. – dandelion  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Taraxacum alaskanum Rydb.  
                                  Species Taraxacum californicum Munz & I.M. Johnst. – California dandelion, California taraxacum 
                                  Species Taraxacum carneocoloratum A. Nelson – fleshy dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum ceratophorum (Ledeb.) DC. – common dandelion, woolbearing dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum erythrospermum Andrz. ex Besser – rock dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum glabrum DC.  
                                  Species Taraxacum holmenianum Sahlin  
                                  Species Taraxacum hyparcticum Dahlst.  
                                  Species Taraxacum lapponicum Kihlm. ex Hand.-Maz. – showy dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum latilobum DC. – broad-lobe dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum laurentianum Fernald – St. Lawrence dandelion, pissenlit du Saint-Laurent 
                                  Species Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg. – common dandelion, blowball, faceclock, dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum palustre (Lyons) Symons – marsh dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum phymatocarpum J. Vahl – northern dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum scopulorum (A. Gray) Rydb. – harp dandelion 
                                  Species Taraxacum trigonolobum Dahlst.  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Luc Brouillet  
  Notes: Director, Marie-Victorin Herbarium, Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec   
  Reference for: Taraxacum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Taraxacum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Taraxacum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Taraxacum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Taraxacum   
       
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