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Cat's Ear (Hypochoeris radicata)

Image ID: 2014/ahgh111L

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Other common names: Catsear, False Dandelion, Flatweed
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  5/31/2014
Notes: Note the smooth stem and hairy leaves.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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