Plant in Northern Nevada looks a lot like common dandeline

albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)May 14, 2011

There is a wildflower in Northern Nevada looks a lot like common dandelion. The leaves are much different, much more narrow. The flowers could casually be mistaken for a common dandelion. The seeds even have a bit of dandelion like fuzz.

What is it called?

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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

Found this picture of it.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2011 at 5:41PM
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lurkandkibitz

Malacothrix glabrata about the eighth or ninth down the page. Looks enough like a dandelion that it is called a Desert Dandelion. I was looking at some in a vacant lot recently. They have really attractive flowers. If I remember correctly from last year look rather ugly when they start to go to seed,

    Bookmark   May 29, 2011 at 1:17PM
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