Common Cudweed - Filago vulgaris
Short to low grey-white woolly plant, stems erect. Flowerheads yellow in dense rounded clusters sometimes of 20 or more, 10 to 14 mm across.
Heathy grassland, embankments and disturbed ground.
July and August.
Found mainly south of a line from the Severn to the Humber it is not as common as the name suggests being listed as 'near threatened' in Great Britain.
Only occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 10 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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