Cat's-ear - Hypochaeris radicata
Low to short plant, with a basal rosette of wavy edged leaves, never cut to the midrib, covered with many stiff, unbranched hairs that are raised on pimples. Flowerheads, yellow, 20 to 30 mm.
Common in grassy areas and short turf, roadside verges, lawns, etc.
June to September.
A common plant across Britain.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 468 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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