Dandelions and Forgotten History
The History Guy
Dandelions are among the most populous and widespread plants on earth. The secret to their success has to do both with their unique characteristics, and their inextricable connection to humans. The history of humans and dandelions is forever linked in ways that may surprise you.
This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustrations. As images of actual events are sometimes not available, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.
Editor Note: Dandelions traditionally were used as food and folk medicine. They will always be a part of human history.