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(Science: botany) a well-known plant of the genus taraxacum (t. Officinale, formerly called t. Dens-leonis and Leontodos taraxacum) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves.

Origin: f. Dent de lion lions tooth, fr. L. Dens tooth _ leo lion. See tooth, and lion.

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Can photosynthesis help reduce global warming?

... would have to be hardy, and also be superior to all other plants. Hence, Gause's principle. We could genetically modify a species, of let's say, Dandelion. There will be a few problems, considering we are creating a possible "weed" that can outcompete every other plant species. Overall, ...

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by fastsandslash
Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Can photosynthesis help reduce global warming?
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Dandelion having very wide stem (see photo)

This dandelion stem is very wide (seems to be the width of eight typical dandelion stems attached side to side, and the flower is flattened). I wonder how unusual it is? P1010026.JPG

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by biormt8
Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:33 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Dandelion having very wide stem (see photo)
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Re: Evolution

... of the pressures that are causing the changes. Stable environments don't force organisms to change. Changing environments do. Humans, and the dandelions on your front lawn, are evolving now in response to the changes that are occurring in our environments. That weed killer you spray on your ...

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by wbla3335
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution
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dandelion adaptions to light

What are some adaptions a flower such as a dandelion makes when the amount of light is increased. What does it do to survive? How do light changes effect the plant. Thanks!

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by treehugger
Fri Jan 11, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: dandelion adaptions to light
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The Fiber Disease

... was all paid for by private funds. Randy, I love Israel!!!! I love Jerusalem, I love the Lord....good enough???? oh yeah, the only drugs I do are dandelion, milk thistle, burdock, and smilax which I dig myself...is that good enough.....? Contact Dr. Karjoo and ask him if any further research is ...

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by Maggie Mae
Sat Jan 13, 2007 8:27 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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