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Heath Groundsel

Locally common on the sandy soils of heathland, a larger version of the common garden weed, groundsel.



Common Name Heath Groundsel
Alternative Name(s) Wood Groundsel
Scientific Name Senecio sylvaticus
Species Group Daisy Family Compositae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Daisy family - Compositae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Larger plant that common groundsell with more yellow visible of the flowers
Additional Identification Notes
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Daisy Family Compositae