Fox-and-cubs - Pilosella aurantiaca
Short to medium, stoloniferous, blackish-hairy plant. Leaves mostly in a basal rosette. Flowers orange-red 13 to 15 mm in fairly tight clusters.
Grassy and waste habitats, lawns, cultivated land.
June to August.
Widely naturalised in Britain.
Quite common and probably increasing in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 19 of the 617 tetrads.
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