Coastal Groundsel

Coastal Groundsel 1

There is plenty of this Coastal Groundsel (Senecio maritimus) flowering at Lake Claremont at present, and also on Buckland Hill.

Coastal Groundsel 2

It looks very similar to Variable Groundsel, but is reportedly recognisable by its “undivided, coarsely lobed or dentate leaves” (not “narrow” as for Variable Groundsel).

Coastal Groundsel 3

Many of the flower heads are already going to seed, although the flowering season is supposed to be July to December.

Coastal Groundsel 4

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