deformed dandelion 2

deformed dandelion 2

Observation - deformed dandelion 2. Description: Found this dandelion a few years ago in rough ground at side of towpath - it appears to be a flower stalk/head which is several heads fused together. I've not seen any like it before, but have seen a similar one (though less obvious) since. Is this comm

Found this dandelion a few years ago in rough ground at side of towpath - it appears to be a flower stalk/head which is several heads fused together. I've not seen any like it before, but have seen a similar one (though less obvious) since. Is this common?