Taraxacum japonicum

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Taraxacum japonicum
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A Taraxacum japonicum flower head.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Genus: Taraxacum
Species: T. japonicum
Binomial name
Taraxacum japonicum

Taraxacum japonicum is a species of dandelion that grows in Japan.[1] A member of the Cichorieae tribe of the Asteraceae, it also grows in other countries as an invasive plant, such as the United States.[citation needed]