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Tyneside Leopardplant

Ligularia przewalskii

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
150 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Cliffs, gardens, meadows, riversides, rocks, sea cliffs, seaside, wasteland, waterside, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
The inflorescence is a spike of many yellow flowers. Pollinated by insects.
Fruit:
The fruit is a cylindrical, hairless achene (seed).
Leaves:
A clump-forming perennial. The dark green leaves are palmate and have sharp, jagged lobes. The stems are black. Rarely found growing wild in the UK. Established by the River Tyne in Northumberland.
Other Names:
Przewalski's Golden Ray, Przewalski's Leopardplant.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen