Digging wild dandelion roots

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Dandelion roots

I dug many wild dandelion roots today. These have been planted in a large pot for forcing for the young leaves later in the winter, when my stored vegetables are getting scarce!

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Curious divided and twisting roots probably due to stony soil?
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Roots planted in large pot before covering with sand for forcing later in the winter (like chicory)
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Curious divided and twisting roots probably due to stony soil?

 

 

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