kok-sagyz


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Noun1.kok-sagyz - perennial dandelion native to Kazakhstan cultivated for its fleshy roots that have high rubber content
blowball, dandelion - any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls
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This interest towards kok-sagyz was more uplifted during the Second World War, when supplies of rubber produced from Hevea brasiliensis to Europe and the US were stopped.
In all three kok-sagyz populations, vegetation was heavily stressed due to overgrazing of livestock.