Longest dandelion found by Bjorn Magne set world record
[June 12] KLOVE, Norway--Bjørn Magne, from Kløve in Hordaland County
in western Norway, had found a 108 centimeters dandelion while on
a forest hike with her mother last Sunday.
Bjørn Magne and his world's longest dandelion 'in captivity'.
Jon Halstein Tjore/Strilen
His mother Nina believes that a cold spring and
hot summer may have provided perfect growing conditions. Previous
registered world record dandelion has only 100 centimeters (39.37
The world's longest dandelion 'in captivity'.
photo by Nina Hauge
The family ensured that two independent
witnesses viewed the plant - Principal Turid Tvedt from Kløvheim
School and journalist Jon Tjore of the local newspaper Strilen -
and they could confirm that it was 108 centimeters.
Reported by Aftenposten, Norway