Taraxacum officinale


This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell and others

Sightings 2004

Small Tortoiseshell on Dandelion, 30 March 2004

Past Image:

Green-veined White on Dandelion. 21 April 2002. Sapperton Valley.


I've seen other butterflies on Dandelions but have failed to record details.

Gardeners hate these "weeds". I let them flower and then try to remove them.

Reference Section

Plant Type: wildflower

Flowers in April

This page last updated April 19, 2004