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Jun 10, 2020 9:58 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
So there are 3 different kinds of plants here. All look like dandelion.

Some are just a "little" off...

Which one is the dandelion and how can you tell? I used to be able to spot them a mile away. But it's been a while since I went dandelion hunting. Now I'm so confused. I'm not even sure if the ones I thought were dandelions are dandelions. Shrug!
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Jun 10, 2020 10:02 PM CST
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Jun 10, 2020 10:04 PM CST
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Jun 10, 2020 10:06 PM CST
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Jun 10, 2020 10:08 PM CST
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Jun 10, 2020 10:10 PM CST
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Jun 10, 2020 10:12 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
The last two pics, I'm pretty sure are/were dandelions. I think I may have thrown half a dozen dandelions away. Crying
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Jun 10, 2020 10:29 PM CST
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I believes all and each of those are dandelions
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Jun 10, 2020 10:33 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
Hahaha I got way too into my head. Thank you. I was going crazy. I thought I only collected dandelions for that bucket. I saw the different leaves and I hadn't been dandelion hunting for a while... and I confused myself. Got inside my own head. If someone else can please verify/confirm that would make me feel a whole lot better!
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Jun 10, 2020 10:36 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
@plantladylin
Sorry for "@"ing you...
I've read your past posts, and I just saw that you have the ATP Dandelion picture. So I was wondering if you might be able to confirm/verify if these are all dandelions.
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Jun 10, 2020 10:51 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
I open plantladylin is still an active user on ATP.

Just in case I'm going to @
a couple of more people. Sorry to bug you.

@sharon
@tveguy3
@woofie
@hazelnut
@mcash70
@fiwit
@flaflwrgrl
@keyi
@vic

Sorry for all of the @'s
I'm not sure if any of you are still active on ATP. Forgive me!
Please help me identify and thank you very much.
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Jun 11, 2020 1:28 AM CST
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plantladylin is very active as are several on that list, but most are back east so it's late when you posted. Sharon is no longer with us.
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Jun 11, 2020 8:04 AM CST
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They are all dandelions.
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Jun 11, 2020 8:10 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
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I have difficulty comparing photos for identification, I usually just make wild guesses. Since I'm in Florida, I'm not familiar with plants that grow in California but my first thought was either Hawksbeard (Youngia or Crepis): https://garden.org/plants/sear... or Dandelion (Taraxaum) https://garden.org/plants/brow... but again, those are just wild guesses. Green Grin!
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Jun 11, 2020 8:10 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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LOL, I just read the other posts and Tofi and Leftwood are great plant identifiers so I'd go with Dandelion!
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Jun 11, 2020 9:58 AM CST
central ohio (Zone 5b)
Those are all dandelions. (well, except the one that looks like a shoe and a plastic bag? I couldn't find any plants there Hilarious! )
Leaf shape can vary with how old the plant is, and the conditions it is growing it. That's probably what's throwing you off.
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Jun 11, 2020 11:42 AM CST
Milpitas, CA
Ok thank you all.
I threw away about half a dozen because I thought they were something else. D'Oh!

Wow that light pink hawksbeard looks pretty. And it has the leaves.

Unfortunately all of these seeds were taken from a plant with yellow flowers that went to seed. I know that much for certainty. So I would be surprised, but happy and in awe, if any of them sprouted pink.

Thank you all
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