Common Fleabane - Pulicaria dysenterica


    Medium, hairy, stoloniferous plant. Stems erect, branched above. Basal leaves wither by flowering time. Flowerheads daisy like, golden yellow 15 to 30 mm in lax flat topped clusters, rays numerous linear.

    Identification difficulty

    Damp habitats, water margins, wet ditches, marshes and wet meadows.

    When to see it

    August and September.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Found throughout Britain except in Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    It is fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland in suitable habitats. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 96 of the 617 tetrads

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map