nipplewort

nipplewort

Observation - 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

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.