132221 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.