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Common Name: Carolina False Dandelion
Pyrrhopappus carolinianus is a Annual/Biennial up to 0.90 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
South-eastern N. America - Pennsylvania to Florida, west to Nebraska and Texas.
Dry fields and clearings[
]. Sandy soils, woodlands and fields in Texas[
]. Disturbed sites, edges of woods, prairies and sandy soils at elevations of 10 - 600 metres[
]. Harvested in the autumn[