Irish wildflowers BSBI map

Corn Marigold, Glebionis segetum, Bun
Photographs: Inchigeelagh, Co. Cork

Corn Marigold
Glebionis segetum (Chrysanthemum segetum)
Bun
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering time: June-October. Annual. Possibly introduced.

Large solitary golden-yellow flowers on long stalks. The greyish-green leaves are more/less fleshy, deep-toothed and hairless. A erect or sprawling plant with smaller stem-leaves. Height 20-50cm.

Grows in sandy soils on roadsides, arable and waste ground. Decreasing as arable weed but now often found sown in wildflower mixtures.

Similar: Pot Marigold, Calendula officinalis

Corn Marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum, Bun

Corn Marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum, Bun
Corn Marigold, Glebionis segetum (Chrysanthemum segetum), Bun

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