Gallant-soldier, Galinsoga parviflora Family: Asteraceae
Galinsoga parviflora     *     Gallant-soldier

Flowering time: May-October. Annual

Habitat: Naturalised introduction on disturbed and waste ground, gardens, pavements and arable land. Most frequent in central, S and E England.

Small white flowers with three-toothed rays and golden-yellow centres.
The stems are branched and usually erect with short-stalked, toothed, oval, +/- hairy leaves. Height to 70cm but often smaller.

Similar: Shaggy Soldier, Galinsoga quadriradiata

Gallant-soldier, Galinsoga parviflora

Gallant-soldier, Galinsoga parviflora
Westbourne, Dorset. August 2007

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