False Dandelions

false dandelion plant nothocalais cuspidata
Nothocalais Cuspidata

Nothocalais Cuspidata,, is one of many species in the Chicory tribe of the Aster family that have dandelion-like flowerheads and foliage with a milky latex. It's a herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers and long slender leaves. Nothocalais Cuspidata is sometimes referred to as the "Prairie False Dandelion". It's a rare plant that occurs in the northern half of Illinois, especially in the NW quarter of the state.   {More Info About Nothocalais Cuspidata}


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