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Key to Taraxacum

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1. Leaves toothed or shallowly lobed, sessile or petioles widely winged; outer phyllaries erect, lanceolate to widely ovate; main phyllaries (10)12–16(17)

2. Tips of outer and main phyllaries generally not horned; San Bernardino Mountains ..... T. californicum

2' Tips of outer and main phyllaries often with horn-like appendages; White and Inyo Mountains ..... T. ceratophorum

1' Leaves of flower plants generally sharply cut, lobes often ± toothed or with 2° lobes, petioles ± narrowly winged; outer phyllaries reflexed, lanceolate; main phyllaries 13–19

3. Fruit red to ± red-brown or purple; leaves generally sharply cut; petioles slightly winged distally ..... T. erythrospermum

3' Fruit olive or olive-brown to straw-colored or ± gray; leaves ± widely lobed, or occasionally sharply cut; petioles ± winged ..... T. officinale


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