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Latin Name- Krigia Dandelion Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 12inch Sun Or Shade- Partial Sun
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Potato Dandelion

Potato Dandelion - Krigia dandelion. The Potato Dandelion also referred to as the Potato Dwarfdandelion, is a sunflower that is native to both southeastern and south-central regions of the United States. It is a perennial herb that can reach up to twenty inches in height. The plant tends to have only one flower head on each stalk. Each flower head has 25 to 40 bright yellow or yellowish orange flowers. There are no leaves on the stem but there many be several small ones near the base of the plant. They adapt well to many different soils and love sunlight. The Potato Dandelion tends to bloom naturally on lawns, along roadsides, and in undisturbed areas.

Potato dandelion is a wildflower that grows in various types of soil. They have stunning bright yellowish-orange flowers when in bloom. The flowers grow many short, medium and large pedals that make up the ray florets with the outer petals being the largest. They become a single flower on a leafless stem and have basal leaves at the base, similar to standard dandelions. Potato dandelions are known as Krigia dandelion (L) Nutt. And are a perennial herb. Potato dandelions are also a member of the sunflower (Asteraceae) family. These wildflowers produce a milky sap filled with antioxidants, minerals, proteins, and vitamins used for skin disease treatment, bone health, and hair care, among other daily ailments.

The Potato Dandelion is a perennial wildflower that is native to the southeastern and southcentral portions of the United States. They are also related to the Sunflower. These plants will bloom in summer months with one large bloom per stem. The flowers are a brilliant yellow, and the foliage is a medium green. These plants are commonly called Dwarf Dandelion or Wild Dandelion. They are easy to grow and love full sun to full shade. They are very adaptable to many different types of soils with good drainage.