Scientific name used in the specimen book: Taraxacum dens-leonis. Common name used in specimen book: Dandelion. Non-native, introduced to North America. Taxonomy - Order: Asterales; Family: Asteraceae / Compositae; Genus: Taraxacum F.H. Wigg. ; Species: Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg. Collected from the "yards" in Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, on May 21, 1899. The specimen with a closed seed packet is viewable in the image with the following unique identifier: 2014_026_0001_044.
This botanical specimen was collected and included in Helen J. Monahan's final project for a Botany course in 1899 taught by John M. Holzinger at the Winona Normal School in Winona, Minnesota. It was included in a collection of sixty-seven specimens which can be viewed in the Botanical Specimen Book collection in OpenRiver.
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Monahan, Helen J., "Taraxacum officinale (Common dandelion): Botanical specimen collected by Helen (H.) Monahan, 1899" (1899). Botanical Specimen Images. 44.
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This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
Special acknowledgement to the Wisconsin State Herbarium and Mark Wetter for the use of their scanning equipment. Scanning performed by Darrell W. Krueger Library - Winona State University.
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Botanical Specimen, Herbarium, Botany, Plant Specimen, Plant Ecology, Botany in Minnesota, Botany Student Work, Helen Monahan, Helen Josephine (Monahan) Rowekamp (1885-1967), Winona Normal School, Teacher Education, Plants, Flowers, Seeds, John Michael Holzinger (1853-1929), Professor John M. Holzinger, Winona, Palezoic Plateau, Driftless Area