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Our new dandelion

Observed: 10th April 2012 By: Tim RichPlants expert
palmeri 2177 (12)
palmeri 2177 121
palmeri 3rd flower 006
palmeri cult 6
palmeri fruits (11)
Description:

These are pictures of our new dandelion from Shetland and the Faeroes (cultivated) to make them available on the internet - for the description and full details see http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/njb/2013/00000003/00000001/a...

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Palmer's Dandelion (Taraxacum palmeri)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

cabbageleek's picture

What distinguishes this from

What distinguishes this from T. faeroense?

Tim Rich's picture

ciliate broad bracts and leaf

ciliate broad bracts and leaf lobing, but otherwise closely related

Tim Rich

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have now put up faeroense for

have now put up faeroense for comparison

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cabbageleek's picture

Thanks! IMHO it seems like

Thanks! IMHO it seems like faeroense is quite an umbrella taxa, covering a whole host of inseperable upland dandelions. I've a transplanted one in my garden and it is neat and well behaved for a "weed".