Irish wildflowers





Nipplewort
Lapsana communis
Duilleog Bhríde
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering time: July-September. Annual. Native.

Stalked small pale-yellow flowers in loose panicles.
Basal leaves pinnate, large toothed oval end-lobes. Upper leaves
stalkless, diamond-oval, toothed. Erect much-branched leafy stems.
Much variation in size, leaf, and hairiness. Height: 25-90cm

Very common except on mountainous ground.
Woods, hedges, roadsides.
     
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