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Common Fleabane, Pulicaria dysenterica Family: Asteraceae
Pulicaria dysenterica     *     Common Fleabane

Flowering time: August-September. Perennial

Habitat: Can be very frequent on damp and clay soils at roadsides and in ditches and damp fields.

Golden-yellow disc-shaped flowers with tubular inner florets, the seeds with unbranched pappus hairs. The leaves clasp the stems and are softly hairy, slightly toothed and wavy-edged. A branched, +/- erect plant that spreads by means of many underground runners. Height 20-60cm


Common Fleabane, Pulicaria dysenterica       Common Fleabane, Pulicaria dysenterica


Common Fleabane, Pulicaria dysenterica
Common Fleabane, Pulicaria dysenterica
Puddletown, Dorset. September 2012

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