Niger - Guizotia abyssinica
Guizotia abyssinica is an erect, stout, branched plant bearing yellow daisy like flowers.
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Casual on tips and waste ground, and as a birdseed alien.
Flowering August and September.
An annual, grown for its edible oil and seed which is used in bird feeders.
Occasional, but widespread casual in Britain.
Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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