Wildflower ID

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Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Mar 11, 2009, 1:53:41 AM3/11/09
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This flower is growing wild near my house . Grateful for an ID.
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Suresh C. Sharma

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Mar 11, 2009, 1:59:33 AM3/11/09
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Dear Anand ji,
 
I have just posted a pic of this beautiful wild flower, Country Dandelion (Launaea procumbens). In Hindi also known as Van-gobhi.
 
Regs,
Suresh C Sharma

 

Anand Kumar Bhatt

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Mar 11, 2009, 2:50:17 AM3/11/09
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Thank you Suresh.
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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 26, 2009, 11:53:34 AM4/26/09
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Hello friends, wanting to know about derivation of genus name Launaea.
Regards.

Dinesh Valke

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Apr 26, 2009, 12:13:38 PM4/26/09
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OK, got it.
Launaea (Asteraceae): named after French lawyer Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay
http://www.calflora.net/southafrica/plantnames.html
 
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