3 The Dandelion . Taraxacum officinale.
One of the first flowers of spring, the Dandelion is both hardy and voracious in staking its
territory. Blooming from May to October.
It has a recognisable bright yellow flower, jagged-lobed leaves, a hollow milky stem and the famous
white seedball which disperse their parachute seeds by wind.
It adapts to many terrains, soil conditions and weather. The ability to be highly adaptable will
aid you. It can be found in in pastures, meadows, waste areas, roadsides, Urban Industrial, civil
areas and all lines of drift: Assume lines of drift (road, railway) are patrolled either by
uniformed of plain clothed security.
Plan routes tangentially to all routes.
Avoid travel on lines of drift that are put in place too observer the movement of persons. ie
Its yellow head and the young leaves are Edible