Autumn Hawkbit - Scorzoneroides autumnalis

    Alt Name
    Leontodon autumnalis

    Low to medium plant usually with branched stems. Leaves narrow oblong deeply toothed to pinnately lobed. Flowerheads 20 to 35 mm yellow, the outer rays striped with red outside.

    Identification difficulty

    Rocky or grassy places, pathways, waysides.

    When to see it

    June to October.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Common throughout Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 526 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map