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Common Fleabane

Pulicaria dysenterica

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Golden yellow daisy-like flowerheads upto 3cm across, flat-topped. 40-100 disc florets and 20-30 ray florets.
Fruit:
Dry, 1-seeded.
Leaves:
Silvery green leaves. Narrow, pointed, widest at the base, up to 8cm long. The alternate leaves are covered in a white down. The upper leaves look wrinkly.
Maximum Size:
50cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
Not edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Flowers smell like soap.
Other Names:
Meadow False Fleabane.
Habitats:
Ditches, fens, grassland, marshes, meadows, riversides, roadsides, wetland.