Dandelion
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 27th April 2020 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Dandelion

Taken in Jim's garden on 2nd May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File
Dandelion
Taken Baron's Haugh on 20th May 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 105 mm macro lens. Fact File

Dandelion
 
Dandelion.
Species :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Taraxacum officinale.
Asteraceae.
tap-rooted biennial.
cankerwort, doon-head-clock, witch's gowan, milk witch, lion's-tooth, yellow-gowan, Irish daisy, monks-head and piss-a-bed.
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Disturbed soil.
Early spring.
1 - 10 cms
Historically, dandelion has had a variety of medicinal properties, and is used as a herbal remedy in Europe, North America and China. It has been used in herbal medicine to treat infections, bile and liver problems and as a diuretic.