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Crepis vesicaria

Crépide à feuilles de Pissenlit
Beaked Hawkbeard

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

15-25 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Pinnatisect

Height

to 80 cm

Description

A stout, erect, hairy plant with a reddish stem. Crepis have sepal-like bracts.

Flowers

The florets are lemon yellow, the outer florets usually orange beneath.

Leaves

Pinnatisect leaf is deeply lobed, almost to the central midrib. Lobes almost to central midrib, leaves half clasping the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of small, dry, long-beaked, 1-seeded fruit.

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