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BROAD-LEAVED CUDWEED Filago pyramidata (Asteraceae) Height to 25cm. Similar to Common Cudweed but always branches from the base. Grows in arable fields on chalky or sandy soils. FLOWERS are borne in woolly clusters, 7-12mm across, of 10-20 heads, overtopped by leaves; each head has outcurved yellow-tipped bract tips (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are ovate and sharp-pointed. STATUS-Rare, S England only.
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