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Cats-ear


You can find cat's-ear on roadside verges, in hedgerows, in meadows and grassland, on sea cliffs, sand dunes, indeed anywhere as long as the soil is not too chalky.


 

Common Name Cats-ear
Scientific Name Hypochaeris radicata
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Status
Interest Level
1
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status very common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Dandelion type flower on branched stems and with small 'notches' like cats ears on the stems
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Daisy Family Compositae