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Taraxacum officinale
(Asteraceae)

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Species description or overview

Taraxacum officinale information from PIER
Information on Taraxacum officinale as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Taraxacum officinale description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Taraxacum officinale as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Taraxacum officinale
Nomenclatural information about Taraxacum officinale is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Taraxacum officinale information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Taraxacum officinale--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Taraxacum officinale information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Taraxacum officinale, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Taraxacum officinale
Nomenclatural information about Taraxacum officinale is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Taraxacum officinale (Asteraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Taraxacum officinale as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Taraxacum officinale impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Taraxacum officinale as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Taraxacum officinale management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Taraxacum officinale as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Taraxacum officinale (Asteraceae) (common dandelion, laulele, lauhele)
Links to high-resolution free images of Taraxacum officinale (Asteraceae) (common dandelion, laulele, lauhele) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Taraxacum officinale information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Taraxacum officinale in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Taraxacum officinale images from PIER
Images of Taraxacum officinale provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Taraxacum officinale information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Taraxacum officinale in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Taraxacum officinale information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Taraxacum officinale--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Taraxacum officinale worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Taraxacum officinale is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


Experts

Taraxacum officinale contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Taraxacum officinale as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Taraxacum officinale references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Taraxacum officinale as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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