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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Stem: many, 1–3 dm, unbranched, curved- ascending.
Leaf: oblanceolate, 2–25 cm, lightly to densely stiff-bristly-hairy.
Inflorescence: heads generally 1, nodding in bud; involucre 6–12 mm, glabrous to bristly; outer phyllaries short, ± linear, main phyllaries ± equal, linear to narrowly lanceolate.
Flower: corolla 8–15 mm.
Fruit: outer fruit smooth, pappus a crown of short, fringed scales; inner fruit roughened, pappus of short and long plumose bristles with expanded bases.
2n=8. [Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Mérat, illeg.] [Online Interchange]
Unabridged synonyms: [Leontodon leysseri (Wallr.) Beck; Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Willd. ex Mérat (1831), not Hoppe & Hornsch. (1821)]
1. Annual (biennial); beak of inner fruit 2–3 mm ..... subsp. longirostris
1' Perennial (biennial); beak of inner fruit ± 1 mm ..... subsp. saxatilis
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