CIRCLEVILLE – The scientific word is Fascinated or Cresting. Vascular plants like the dandelion and other plants are subject to the deformity from a hormonal imbalance. Scientist are not 100% sure of when are why the deformation happens, but its a harmless different look to dandelions.
This particular flower was found in the back yard of a North Circleville home while cutting the grass. “The Flower looked odd, almost like it was budding into two but then I realized it was one stem and two heads,” said homeowner.
More common in fast-growing plants like the dandelion they are a rare sight to find, much like finding a four-leaf clover. If you happen to find this deformity please contact us as there is a scientific following on this trait.