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Taraxacum officinale, the common dandelion (often simply called "dandelion"), is a flowering ... The plants introduced to North America are triploids that reproduce by obligate gametophytic apomixis Some authorities recognize three ...


Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae which consists of species commonly known as dandelion. ... the case of triploids, obligately) reproduce by apomixis, resulting in many local populations and endemism.


May 31, 2011 ... Dandelions are common yellow flowers with many small pointed petals that many people classify as weeds. They are a very widespread flower.


Information about the growth and reproductive methods of the dandelion plant.


(1) A mature dandelion contains a mix of male and female parts within the flower head. (2) The female part (ovary) and the male part (anther) go through meiosis ...


OK, let's get one of the most pressing aspects of Dandelion biology out of the way first, their name. ... However, they can and do reproduce asexually by seed.


JPG (12963 bytes) Dandelions reproduce in two ways. The first is by seed, shown in the picture (left). The dandelion seeds below were snatched out of a pasture ...


Jun 8, 2009 ... This is because most dandelions reproduce by a process called ... plant propagation via cuttings, apomixis is asexual reproduction via seeds.


Apr 24, 2012 ... Common dandelions, belonging to the species Taraxacum officinale, mostly do not reproduce sexually, though a few dandelions in Southern ...