Page author: David Giblin
Taraxacum alaskanum
dwarf alpine dandelion

Distribution: Occuring only in North Cascades in Washington; Alaska to Washington, also in Russian Far East.

Habitat: Rocky, exposed areas in alpine habitatas.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Apomixis, bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Taraxacum alaskanum Rydb.
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 28: 512. 1901.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Taraxacum kamtschaticum Dahlst.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Taraxacum alaskanum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Taraxacum alaskanum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Taraxacum alaskanum information.

E-Flora BC: Taraxacum alaskanum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Taraxacum alaskanum photos.

USDA Plants: Taraxacum alaskanum information.

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