Botanical name: Taraxacum officinale
Family name: Asteraceae
The common weed species confused with dandelion are catsear, hawksbeard and hawkbit. All four weeds grow as rosettes, with upright flower-stems topped by yellow flowers which have pappus attached to their seeds. (From: NZ Weed Database, Massey University).
A younger, more intact plant than previous drawing - dug out from the back lawn.