Dandelion after the rain…
… and under the sun
Fruits are achenes disseminated by wind.
Dandelion (Taraxacum) is a very common plant which interesting properties are not always well known. Its name comes from the French name of this plant, dent-de lion, meaning "lion's tooth”, as a reference to the form of the leaves.
This flower is the emblem of a famous French editor. Young pupils used to receive their first dictionary Larousse when entering secondary school. Mine is dated 1970: