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WGBH Forum Network; Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion

06/14/2007

Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion Anita Sanchez, writer Whether fondly appreciated as pretty flowers, valued for medicinal purposes, or reviled as wicked weeds and barraged with deadly herbicides, dandelions have a fascinating history. Author Anita Sanchez discusses the ecology of this ubiquitous plant species and how humans have spread it to areas far beyond its natural range.


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Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion
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3573

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TEETH OF THE LION: THE BELOVED AND DESPISED DANDELION ANITA SANCHEZ, WRITER

WHETHER FONDLY APPRECIATED AS PRETTY FLOWERS, VALUED FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES, OR REVILED AS WICKED WEEDS AND BARRAGED WITH DEADLY HERBICIDES, DANDELIONS HAVE A FASCINATING HISTORY. AUTHOR ANITA SANCHEZ DISCUSSES THE ECOLOGY OF THIS UBIQUITOUS PLANT SPECIES AND HOW HUMANS HAVE SPREAD IT TO AREAS FAR BEYOND ITS NATURAL RANGE.

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Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion,” 06/14/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AB09079CC92404F95C8A5E70E9B3C12.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion.” 06/14/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AB09079CC92404F95C8A5E70E9B3C12>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; Teeth of the Lion: The Beloved and Despised Dandelion. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4AB09079CC92404F95C8A5E70E9B3C12
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