|Other names:||common dandelion, blowball, faceclock, bitterwort, cankerwort, lions-tooth|
Long, lobed and toothed leaves lie relatively flat to the ground in a rosette. Flower heads are born individually on hollow stalks. Milky sap. Plants grow readily from seed and regrow from the prior year's taproot. Thrives in moist soil and sun but tolerates most soil types.