Alpine dandelion - Taraxacum lyratum
MNPS Threat Rank
Leaves 2–5 cm long, deeply and regularly lobed. Peduncles prostrate to ascending, 1–5 cm. Involucre 6–12 mm high; inner phyllaries, pointed; outer phyllaries erect to ascending. Ray ligules 4–7 mm long. Achenes green, black ,or brown ca. 3 mm long; beaks 3–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to NV, AZ; Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
- Martin, S.A. 1985. Ecology of the Rock Creek bighorn sheep herd, Beartooth Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 152 p.