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Dandelion, Wild (Taraxacum officinale) potted plant, Organic
Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
Hardy to Zone 3 to 10
Herbaceous perennial native to and distributed throughout the temperate zones of planet Earth. This is a wild plant that prospers in lush places, like abandoned fields and home yards. Flowers yellow to 8 inches tall. Root is used as a coffee substitute, also juiced or tinctured, fresh or dry. The bitter greens are enjoyed as a salad or steamed vegetable, also used in herbal medicine for tea or tincture. Traditional usage (TWM): diuretic, liver support, spring tonic. Plant prefers part shade to full sun and richly composted soil, frequent watering. Space 1 foot apart or dot around on the landscape.
Potted plant, certified organically grown