Definition of Common dandelion

1. Noun. Eurasian plant widely naturalized as a weed in North America; used as salad greens and to make wine.




Definition of Common dandelion

1. Noun. The most common and well-known species of dandelion (''Taraxacum officinale'') ¹

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Literary usage of Common dandelion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Phaenogamous Botany, Or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of ...by W. (William) Baxter by W. (William) Baxter (1839)
"... upright when expanded, smaller than those of the common Dandelion (t. ... it abounds as much as the common Dandelion does in rich cultivated ones ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The common dandelion is T. officinale, Weber, known also as T. ... From the common dandelion it differs in having smaller sulfur-yellow heads, ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"The common dandelion when crowded or on poor soil is often as small as its red-seeded relative, with as thin a head of fruits. The flower color as well as ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"The common Dandelion is Taraxacum officinale, known also as T. ... From the common Dandelion it differs in having smaller sulfur-yellow heads, ..."

5. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1864)
"... hawkweed, everything that could boast a substantial root, even to the common dandelion, and before long, to my great surprise, I found a small larva ..."

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