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Corn Marigold

Glebionis segetum

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Bright yellow, large daisy-like flower, up to 5cm across.
Fruit:
5 to 8-ribbed achenes.
Leaves:
Fleshy blue-green, pinnately-lobed chrysanthemum-like leaves. The leaves are smooth, not hairy and jaggedly-toothed.
Maximum Size:
50cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
The young shoots are edible when cooked. The leaves are edible too. Caution is advisable as there are some levels of toxicity in this flower.
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.
Other Names:
Corn Daisy.
Habitats:
Farmland, gardens, grassland, parkland.