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ROUGH HAWK’S-BEARD Crepis biennis (Asteraceae) Height to 1.2m. Branched biennial; stems roughly hairy and purplish towards base. Grows in grassland. FLOWERS in heads, 25-30mm across, with yellow florets, and 2 rows of bracts, outer ones unequal and spreading (Jun-Sep). FRUITS have a pappus of unbranched hairs. LEAVES are pinnate, upper ones without clasping arrow-shaped bases. STATUS-Locally common.
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131081
ROUGH HAWK’S-BEARD Crepis biennis (Asteraceae) Height to 1.2m. Branched biennial; stems roughly hairy and purplish towards base. Grows in grassland. FLOWERS in heads, 25-30mm across, with yellow florets, and 2 rows of bracts, outer ones unequal and spreading (Jun-Sep). FRUITS have a pappus of unbranched hairs. LEAVES are pinnate, upper ones without clasping arrow-shaped bases. STATUS-Locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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