Krigia biflora (Walter) S.F.Blake  
Family: Asteraceae
false-dandelion, orange dwarf-dandelion
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: biflora = two-flowered
Plants
: erect, perennial, 8"-32" tall forb with milky juice, mostly very smooth and waxy-looking; stems leafy
Leaves
: alternate, basal, widely elliptical, lower stalked, upper leaves clasping
Flowers
: head 3/4" wide with yellow to orange ray flowers; inflorescence several long-stalked heads from the upper leaf axil; blooms May-Aug.
Fruits
: dry seed on fluffy pappus
Habitat
: moderate moisture; prairies, woods, meadows
Conservation Status
: Native
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Arthur Meeks  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black