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FLOWER CUT-OUTS

AUTUMN HAWKBIT Leontodon autumnalis (Asteraceae) Height to 25cm. Variable hairless or slightly hairy perennial. Grows in dry, grassy places, mostly on acid soils. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 15-35mm across, with yellow florets; the involucre tapers gradually to the stem that bears numerous scale-like bracts below the head (Jun-Oct). Flowering stems branch 2-3 times. FRUITS form a white clock. LEAVES are oblong and deeply pinnately lobed. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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AUTUMN HAWKBIT Leontodon autumnalis (Asteraceae) Height to 25cm. Variable hairless or slightly hairy perennial. Grows in dry, grassy places, mostly on acid soils. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 15-35mm across, with yellow florets; the involucre tapers gradually to the stem that bears numerous scale-like bracts below the head (Jun-Oct). Flowering stems branch 2-3 times. FRUITS form a white clock. LEAVES are oblong and deeply pinnately lobed. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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