Taraxacum carneocoloratum

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Taraxacum carneocoloratum may be associated with unglaciated areas of Alaska and Yukon, where it is infrequent. It is easily distinguished in bloom by its pink ligules (± bronze when fresh).

apex architecture or shapehornless +
apex positioninner +
apex reliefscarious-erose +
apex shapeobtuse +, acuminate + and caudate +
base shapeattenuate +
beak fragilitystout +
blade shapeoblanceolate + and runcinate +
body shapeoblanceoloid +
calyculus colorationgreen +
calyculus external texturewhite-scarious + and scarious +
calyculus shapepurple-tipped +
cone life stagemature +
corolla colorationpurplish +, cream + and bronze +
corolla positionouter +
cypsela colorationgrayish +, greenish + and yellowish +
face architecture or external texture or reliefsmooth +
face external textureglabrous +
face reliefmuricate +
flowering timesummer +
habitathigh alpine gravelly areas and scree slopes +, ridge crests + and dry substrates +
habitat inclinesloped +
habitat moisturedry +
involucre colorationgreen +
involucre shapecampanulate +
leaf orientationhorizontal +, patent + and erect +
lobe coursestraight +
lobe orientationretrorse + and antrorse +
lobe shapetriangular +, deltate +, lanceolate +, obtuse +, acute + and acuminate +
margin architecture or shapehornless +
margin external texturescarious +
margin positioninner +
margin relieferose +
margin shapelobed + and toothed +
margin width1/2 +
pappus colorationyellowish +
pappus size7 +
petiole architecturewinged +
phyllary shapeovate + and lance-ovate +
rib life stagemature +
series count2 +
stem colorationpurplish +
stem external textureglabrous +
stem orientationascending + and erect +
taproot architecturebranched +
tooth count0 +
whole organism life styleplant +