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NIPPLEWORT Lapsana communis (Asteraceae) Height to 1m<br />
Upright, much-branched annual with stiff stems that do not produce latex when broken. Grows in cultivated and disturbed ground, and often in gardens. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 1-2cm across, with yellow florets; carried in open clusters (Jul-Oct). Flowers are nipple-like in bud. FRUITS are hairless. LEAVES are oval to lanceolate, toothed and short-stalked. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.
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NIPPLEWORT Lapsana communis (Asteraceae) Height to 1m
Upright, much-branched annual with stiff stems that do not produce latex when broken. Grows in cultivated and disturbed ground, and often in gardens. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 1-2cm across, with yellow florets; carried in open clusters (Jul-Oct). Flowers are nipple-like in bud. FRUITS are hairless. LEAVES are oval to lanceolate, toothed and short-stalked. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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