103472 OXFORD RAGWORT Senecio squalidus (Asteraceae) Height to 50cm
Annual or perennial that is much branched from the base, typically forming a straggly, spreading plant. Grows in disturbed ground and characteristic of railway tracks, verges and waste ground. FLOWERS are yellow and borne in heads, 15-25mm across; these are carried in clusters (May-Dec). Note the black-tipped bracts. FRUITS are downy. LEAVES are pinnate with a pointed end lobe.