Western Dwarfdandelion (Krigia occidentalis)


Krigia Occidentalis, or more commonly know as Western Dwarfdandelion, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Krigia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Krigia Occidentalis or Western Dwarfdandelion's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Krigia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: KY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: KY (western dwarf dandelion)

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