Many a gardener will wage a losing war against the dandelion. Its long tap root will usually snap off before the plant is totally extracted from the ground.
The dandelion is an extremely important plant for bees and other pollinators as it provides a source of nourishment when most other plants have not yet flowered.
Dandelion grows abundantly in many parks and gardens. This easily recognisable weed was once a cure-all of herbal medicine and is still popular in food and drink.Dandelion – A Foraging Guide to Its Food, Medicine and Other Uses
And when the flower is done it continues being beautiful.