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Krigia virginica

Krigia virginica (L.) Willd.

Hyoseris virginica L.

Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusKrigiaNamed for German physician David Krieg, who first collected this plant in Maryland
Speciesvirginica“Of or from Virginia”

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Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

5/23/2017 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 4 × 3" (10 × 8.4 cm)

Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

5/25/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Ayer, MA
≈ 11 × 9" (28 × 23 cm)

Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

5/13/2016 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA

Krigia virginica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 May 2016.

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Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

9/18/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 29 × 19" (73 × 48 cm) ID is uncertain

Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

5/22/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 4 × 3½" (10 × 9.8 cm)

Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

6/21/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm) ID is uncertain

Krigia virginica (Dwarf Dandelion, Virginia Dwarfdandelion)

9/18/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 3 × 2½" (7.4 × 7.2 cm) ID is uncertain

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