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ID on yellow flower please

Observed: 29th July 2012 By: Rachy RamoneRachy Ramone is knowledgeable about PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in Plants
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Description:

4' tall, branched herbaceous, lanceolate stem leaves (not able to see/reach basal leaves) not clasping: silver central midib. Lvs slightly crispy but not obviously toothed.
Main stalk green, round, slightly ridged.
Flowers in sparse group at top, also singly on stalks arising from main stalk, pretty much all the way down. Flowers bright yellow, held like an Oxtongue (but leaves not bristly)/sow thistle (but leaves not clasping, nor pinnatafid).

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Species with which Hawkweed Oxtongue (Picris hieracioides) interacts

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Thank you!

Ah, the joys of botany: "flws held like an oxtongue" she said. It's an oxtongue.

Mind you, I would not have said the upper leaves were clasping, and I would not have said that they were bristly, which is why I didn't go for this ID.

Anyway, problem solved, thank you very much everyone.

Rachy

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