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Nipplewort

Observed: 29th August 2011 By: ap3535
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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nipplewort
Description:

Family Compositae. Medium to tall (up to 1m) much-branched slender plant with dull green leaves, upper (shown) lanceolate, unstalked, lower are larger, stalked and more ovate, toothed,at base of stem with side lobes. Flowers small, 1cm dia, palish yellow, very sensitive to light levels. Flower buds small, dark, nipple-shaped? hence the name? Flo. May-Oct.

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Species with which Nipplewort (Lapsana communis) interacts