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HEATH GROUNDSEL Senecio sylvaticus (Asteraceae) Height to 70cm. Similar to Groundsel but taller and more robust. Grows on disturbed, sandy soils on heaths and in woodlands. FLOWERS comprise stickily hairy, conical heads, 10mm long, of yellow discs floret, recurved ray florets and bracts that are not black-tipped; heads are carried in open clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are hairy. LEAVES are deeply pinnately divided. STATUS-Locally common throughout the region.
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HEATH GROUNDSEL Senecio sylvaticus (Asteraceae) Height to 70cm. Similar to Groundsel but taller and more robust. Grows on disturbed, sandy soils on heaths and in woodlands. FLOWERS comprise stickily hairy, conical heads, 10mm long, of yellow discs floret, recurved ray florets and bracts that are not black-tipped; heads are carried in open clusters (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are hairy. LEAVES are deeply pinnately divided. STATUS-Locally common throughout the region.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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