Krigia biflora var. biflora

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusKrigia
Species: Krigia biflora
Infrapecies:Krigia biflora (Walter) S. F. Blake var. biflora
Common NameOrange Dwarf Dandelion; Twoflower Dwarf Dandelion
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: Yes; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Orange; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 5
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Cynthia virginica Cynthia virginica (L.) D. Don, non Hyoseris virginica L.
Hyoseris biflora Hyoseris biflora Walt.
Krigia amplexicaulis Krigia amplexicaulis Nutt.
Krigia biflora subsp. glandulifera Krigia biflora subsp. glandulifera (Fern.) Iltis

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Dwayne Estes
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Shawn Krosnick
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Shawn Krosnick
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Tara Littlefield
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Tara Littlefield
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Tara Littlefield
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Tara Littlefield
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw
Krigia biflora var. biflora - Joey Shaw