dandelions a threatened species?

K N and P J Harris ecoli at cix.compulink.co.uk
Fri Jan 24 15:38:59 EST 1997


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> I just saw a newspaper clipping that states that dandelions (Taraxacum
> officinale) are a threatened species in the United Kingdom.
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> Is there anyone in the U.K. who can corroborate this claim?
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> Thanks,
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> Dave Robinson
> Biology Dept.
> Bellarmine College
> Louisville, KY
Hi Dave,
My general observations suggest that dandelions are alive and well. We 
do have a Government funding problem that means that plant ecologists 
might be an endangered species - there could be a connection !
8-)
Peter Harris, Reading, UK.




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