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Common Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale

Common Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale

A common plant, flowering spring, summer and autumn, growing in meadows in parks around Montreal. Characteristic for this plant are the toothed leaves and the form of the fruit after flowering. Native to Europe and Asia, the species has been introduced to North America.

Common Names

How to Identify

Yellow flower with many petals. The toothed leaves leaving from the root around one to ten unbranched stems.

Where & When to Spot

Flowers spring, summer and autumn on meadows in all parks on Montreal Island.

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

champ-des-possibles - May 08, 2020

NIKON D500; 90mm f/2.8; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/250; Aperture f22.0; Iso 400;
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Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

park-des-prairies - May 25, 2019

NIKON D500; 90.0 mm f/2.8; Focal Length 90mm; Exposure 1/125; Aperture f9.0; Iso 100;
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