The ligules in both species tend toward orange or yellow-orange compared to the more clear yellow ones of many genera in this group.

1. Heads 1–5 (–6) on stems bearing (usually) at least 1 well developed bract or leaf; pappus consisting of more than 5 each bristles and scales.

K. biflora

1. Heads solitary on strictly naked scapes (often many scapes per plant); pappus consisting of 5 bristles and 5 scales (the latter outside and alternating with the bristles).

K. virginica

All species found in Krigia

Krigia bifloraFALSE DANDELION 
Krigia virginicaDWARF DANDELION 


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 25, 2017.