Dandelion Folklore

Some unique myths, legends and superstitions about the dandelion.

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Making a wish immediately before blowing on a dandelion states that your wish just might come true. Another traditional belief was the that the number of seeds left on the stalk after blowing the seed head indicated the number of children that a girl would have in later life. Another legend claims that the number of seeds remaining after blowing the seed head are how many years one has left to live.

           

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