Taraxacum ceratophorum
Common Name: Horned dandelion
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST930Y1
Full Name: Taraxacum ceratophorum (Ledeb.) DC.

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Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: annual herb
  • Blooming Period: Jun-Jul(Aug)
  • Habitat: Sometimes carbonate.
    • Alpine boulder and rock field
    • Meadows and seeps
    • Valley and foothill grassland (mesic)
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 1
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 0 1
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    1 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    1 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known in CA from the vacinity of the White Mountains. Threatened by trampling, hydrological alteration, and competition. Possibly threatened by hybridization with T. officinale. Not in The Jepson Manual. See MadroƱo 5:247-248 (1940) for alternate nomenclature, and American Journal of Botany 91(5): 656-663 (2004) for information on native range and hybridization.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2004-01-01
  • Last Update: 2017-11-08
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 2895 - 3610 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Mono (MNO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mt. Barcroft (431C) 3711852
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 16
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].

3711852=Mt. Barcroft (431C) 3711852