The health benefits of dandelion for different ailments.
A False dandelion is a common name for various plants and flower species that are often mistaken for the True Dandelion, because of similar appearances and charactistics.
The distinct features of the dandelion makes it fairly easy to recognize. But there are also several different plant and flower species that resemble the dandelion and share many of its characteristic features. But since some of these species are relatives of the Dandelion, many of them are edible and have nutritional and medicinal benefits similar to dandelions. Here is a list of the most common false dandelions. Hypochaeris (Hypochaeris radicata) (Hypochaeris sessiliflora) Agoseris (Agoseris monticola) (Agoseris grandiflora) (Agoseris apargioides) Leontodon (Leontodon hispidus) (Leontodon taraxacoides) Pyrrhopappus (Pyrrhopappus multicaulis) (Pyrrhopappus carolinianus) Nothocalais (Nothocalais alpestris) (Nothocalais cuspidata) Scorzoneroides (Scorzoneroides autumnalis) Crepis(Hawksbeard) Hieracium(Hawksweed)