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LACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subfamily)

Arctotideae (treasure flowers) Tribe 1 subtaxon  
Gazania "Tiger Stripes" (a treasure flower)
Plant - in garden situation
Cardueae (“thistles”)
(Carlina/Carduus/Cirsium) (thistles), eg: Carlina vulgaris (Carline Thistle) - Dead plant with open fruiting capitula - side view Arctium (burdocks), eg: Arctium lappa (Greater Burdock) - Plant - part Carduus (a genus of thistles), eg: Carduus nutans (Musk Thistle) - Plant - in situ - on downland Centaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles), eg: Centaurea calcitrapa (Red Star-thistle) - Plant Cirsium (thistle), eg: Cirsium eriophorum (Woolly Thistle) - Plant Serratula tinctoria (Saw-wort), eg: Serratula tinctoria (Saw-wort) - Plant - in situ
Tribe 20 subtaxa 6 ident refs
Lactuceae (“dandelions”)
Crepis (hawk's-beards), eg: Crepis paludosa (Marsh Hawk's-beard) - Capitula - side view - close-up Hieracium (hawkweeds), eg: Hieracium anglicum (English Hawkweed) - Plant on limestone cliff Hypochaeris (cat's-ears), eg: Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Cat's-ear) - Capitulum - top view - close-up Lactuca (lettuces), eg: Lactuca virosa (Greater Lettuce, Great Lettuce) - Leaf base - face view Lapsana communis (Nipplewort), eg: Lapsana communis subsp. communis (Nipplewort) - Capitula - fruit and flower - top view Leontodon (hawkbits), eg: Leontodon saxatilis (Lesser Hawkbit) - Capitulum - flower - side view Mycelis muralis (Wall Lettuce), eg: Mycelis muralis (Wall Lettuce) - Capitulum - lateral view Picris (ox-tongues), eg: Picris hieracioides (Hawkweed Ox-tongue) - Capitulum - top view Pilosella (mouse-ear-hawkweeds), eg: Pilosella officinarum (Mouse-ear Hawkweed, Mouse-ear-hawkweed) - Leaf - trichomes on leaf edge Scorzonera humilis (Viper's-grass), eg: Scorzonera humilis (Viper's-grass) - Capitulum - oblique side view Sonchus (sow thistles), eg: Sonchus arvensis (Perennial Milk-thistle, Perennial Sow-thistle) - Capitula - top view Taraxacum (dandelions), eg: Unidentified Taraxacum (Unidentified Dandelions) - Plant with very narrow leaf segments Tragopogon (salsifies and goat’s-beards), eg: Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify) - Capitulum - top view
Tribe 31 subtaxa 12 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 6 general literature references to LACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)

LACTUCOIDEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)
(daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1236 feeding and other relationships of LACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)

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