Irish wildflowers sitemap





Lesser Hawkbit
Leontodon saxatalis
Crág phortáin bheag
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering time: May - September. Perennial. Native.

Solitary yellow flowers, outer ligules greyish. Flower stems unbranched,
more/less hairy at base, without bracts. Leaves in basal rosette, more/less
hairy, more/less wavy-toothed. Forked hairs. Height: 15-40cm. Very variable.

Frequent. Dry grasslands, sand dunes, roadsides.

Similar: Rough Hawkbit (L. hispidus)      


    



Photographs above: Lesser Hawkbit. Ardmore, Co.Waterford. May 2008

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