They have yellow, dandelion-like flowers on a scaly stem. They bloom in early spring. The flowers are followed by large (3 - 7 inches wide), heart-shaped, toothed leaves. They bloom April through June.
Flower Type: Single flowers with many tiny petals (rays) around a central cluster (disc) - Composite
Flower Color: Yellow
Leaf Arrangement: Around the base - they come up after the flowers have bloomed
Plant Type: Wildflower (Medium - 3-18 inches)
Leaf Type: Large, heart-shaped, toothed
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