Dandelion seed (Taraxacum officinale)

Taraxacum officinale P. A golden blaze in the May meadows and banks. Basal rosettes of leaves deeply lobed or toothed (dent de lion), flowers are composed of bright yellow ray – florets. Flowers: April-May Requires: Sun Height: 5 – 30 cm

Range (g)Price (£/g)
20 - 99 g£0.24 / g
100 - 999 g£0.14 / g
1000+ g£0.10 / g
Product Price

£0.10 - £0.24 / g

Description

It can be found growing in temperate regions of the world, in lawns, on roadsides, on disturbed banks and shores of water ways, and other areas with moist soils. It is sometimes used as a medical herb and in food preparation ,the flowers are used to make dandelion wine, the greens are used in salads, the roots have been used to make a coffee substitute (when baked and ground into powder). Common dandelion is well known for its yellow flower heads that turn into round balls of silver tufted fruits that disperse in the wind. These balls are called “blowballs” or “clocks”.