Cetsear Dandelion

Scientific Name - Hypochoeris radicata L.
Family - Compositae

Perennial with densely hairy leaves arranged in a basal rosette. Leaf margins, coarsely toothed, divisions or lobes with blunt to slightly pointed tips. Flower stalk with two to seven flowers, bright yellow, similar in appearance to dandelion flowers. Leaves and flower stalks exude a milky juice when broken. Reproduces by seed. Found from New Jersey south into panhandle Florida and west to Mississippi. Also found in Ontario and North Africa. Native to Eurasia.