Page author: David Giblin
Taraxacum ceratophorum
horned dandelion
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring in mountainous areas on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Northwest Territory to Washington, east to Rocky Mountains; east across Canada to Greenland.

Habitat: Rocky, open areas in the alpine.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Taraxacum ceratophorum (Ledeb.) DC.
Publication: Prodr. 7: 146. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Taraxacum eriophorum Rydb. [HC]
Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg. ssp. ceratophorum (Ledeb.) Schinz ex Thell.
Taraxacum paucisquamosum M. Peck
Taraxacum sibiricum Dahlst.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Taraxacum ceratophorum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Taraxacum ceratophorum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Taraxacum ceratophorum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Taraxacum ceratophorum photos.

USDA Plants: Taraxacum ceratophorum information.

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