General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Plant Height: 6-14 inches
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Pale yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: March-June

Common names
  • Desert Dandelion
  • Desert-Dandelion
  • Smooth Desertdandelion

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Location: Mt. Pinos, Los Padres National Forest, California
Date: 2009-04-25
Location: Redrock Canyon State Park, California
Date: 2009-04-25
Location: Desert dandelion (Malacothrix glabrata) in Joshua Tree
Date: 2008-02-24
Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 23, 2020 8:09 PM concerning plant:
    In wet years, this showy wildflower will form masses of yellow in sandy deserts.

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