Dandelion Root Latex

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Sea of dandelions. Every year there are more and more of them!


  • A specific type of Dandelion produces latex/natural rubber in it's roots
  • With the proper equipment, it can be extracted
  • Thus this allows for a sustainable, relitively easy source of rubber (with the other options being the hard to grow latex trees, and the complex chemical process of Biocrude / Pyrolysis Oil refinment and then production of synthetic polymers from said chemicals produced in the aformentioned processes)
  • Isn't common now with the cheaper sources of tree latex and petrolium based synthetic rubber, but was used during times like war when these resources were scarce

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