Latin Name – Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg
Family – Asteraceae
Life Cycle– Perennial
Type – Broadleaf weed
Dandelion is a tap-rooted perennial with bright yellow flowers that can often behave as an annual. Leaves occur in a basal rosette, are oblong-lanceolate, and deeply-lobed with the lobes often pointing back towards the base.