| Dandelion |
| Taraxacum officinale|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-10) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
Universally despised as a pesky weed, the lowly dandelion is actually one of the more useful herbs around. Dried roots are very popular as a coffee substitute. Promotes bile secretion.