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SILVER RAGWORT Senecio cineraria (Asteraceae) Height to 80cm. Bushy, woody and silvery grey perennial. Grows on coastal cliffs and walls. FLOWERS are yellow and borne in heads, 15-25mm across, with silvery woolly stalks and bracts; heads in clusters (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are downy. LEAVES are pinnate, green and downy above but white woolly below. STATUS-Introduced and familiar as a plant of municipal car parks and other formal sites; also naturalised on the coast of SW England.
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SILVER RAGWORT Senecio cineraria (Asteraceae) Height to 80cm. Bushy, woody and silvery grey perennial. Grows on coastal cliffs and walls. FLOWERS are yellow and borne in heads, 15-25mm across, with silvery woolly stalks and bracts; heads in clusters (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are downy. LEAVES are pinnate, green and downy above but white woolly below. STATUS-Introduced and familiar as a plant of municipal car parks and other formal sites; also naturalised on the coast of SW England.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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