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LESSER HAWKBIT Leontodon saxatilis (Asteraceae) Height to 25cm<br />
Perennial with similarities to both Autumn and Rough Hawkbits. Stems are hairless above but bristly below. Grows in dry, grassy places. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 20-25mm across, with yellow florets. Heads droop in bud and are solitary; scale-like bracts are absent from flower stalk (Jun-Oct). FRUITS form a white ‘clock’. LEAVES are pinnately lobed and sparsely hairy. STATUS-Common and widespread, except in N.
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LESSER HAWKBIT Leontodon saxatilis (Asteraceae) Height to 25cm
Perennial with similarities to both Autumn and Rough Hawkbits. Stems are hairless above but bristly below. Grows in dry, grassy places. FLOWERS are borne in heads, 20-25mm across, with yellow florets. Heads droop in bud and are solitary; scale-like bracts are absent from flower stalk (Jun-Oct). FRUITS form a white ‘clock’. LEAVES are pinnately lobed and sparsely hairy. STATUS-Common and widespread, except in N.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: ANDREW CLEAVE/NPL
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