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Asiatic Hawk's Beard


Scientific Name: Youngia japonica
Commonly Name: Asiatic Hawk's Beard.

This dandelion like member of the Aster Family grows to about 18".
The flowers are about 3/4".
They grow in short branched clusters atop leafless stems.
Leaves are oblanceolated and pinnately lobed.
The fruits are seed-like and have fluffy parachute-like tops.
The flowers bloom year-round.
5/10/2001

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