Krigia virginica
dwarf dandelion

Krigia virginica
Krigia virginica
Photo, courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Krigia virginica
Common name: dwarf dandelion
Group: dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 3 - 12"
Foliage: basal leaves only, narrow and toothed or pinately lobed
Flower: yellow, 1/2"
Flowering time: early May to late June
Habitat: dry, sandy soil
Range in New Jersey: frequent throughout our region and northward on the coastal plain, extending occasionally beyone the fall line (Stone, 720).
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a