Taraxacum erythrospermum

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Early leaves of Taraxacum erythrospermum sometimes may be broadly winged along the midvein, making distinction from T. officinale difficult; usually, its later leaves become more deeply lobed with time.

apex architecture or shapehornless +
apex external textureerose-scarious +
apex relieferose +
apex shapeacute +, acuminate +, obtuse +, rounded +, long-acuminate + and horned +
base shapeattenuate +
beak sizeslender +
blade shapeobovate +, oblanceolate + and runcinate +
body shapeoblanceoloid + and obovoid +
bractlet colorationpurplish +
bractlet external textureglaucous +
bractlet orientationreflexed + and recurved +
bractlet shapelanceolate +
chromosome count16 +, 24 + and 32 +
cone shapeterete +
corolla colorationyellow +
corolla positionouter +
cypsela colorationred +, brown + and purple +
edge colorationgreen +
face external textureglabrous + and glabrate +
face relieftuberculate + and muricate +
flowering timeearly year roundsummer +, spring +, winter +, fall +, nov +, apr +, dec +, jan +, jun +, oct +, jul +, may +, feb +, aug +, sep +, mar + and summer +
habitatwaste grounds +, roadsides + and lawns +
involucre colorationgreen +
leaf orientationhorizontal + and erect +
lobe orientationretrorse +
lobe shapetriangular +, lanceolate +, acute + and long-acuminate +
lobule prominencepronounced +
margin colorationwhite + and purplish +
margin external texturescarious +
margin shapelacerate +
margin shape or vernationrevolute +
pappus colorationwhite + and sordid +
petiole architecturewinged +
phyllary arrangement or shapelanceolate-linear +
rib count15 +
rib shapesharp +
series count2 +
stem colorationpinkish + and reddish +
stem external textureglabrous + and villous +
stem orientationascending + and erect +
stripe colorationabaxial + and grayish +
taproot architecturebranched +
tip architectureopen +
tip colorationgray +
tip shapeurceolate + and cylindro-campanulate +
tooth architecture or courseirregular +
tooth countfew + and 0 +
tooth coursestraight +
tooth orientationretrorse +
whole organism life styleplant +