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ColinM

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Can you help identify this flower?
« on: June 12, 2015, 15:35:48 »
It's great having the old gang back together again. Especially our Natural History Bear of the North :)

These have started appearing in our garden (Southern England). Can anyone advise what they are (might have come from bird seed....)


Bjørn Rørslett

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Re: Can you help identify this flower?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2015, 16:26:39 »
It is a Hieracium (hawkweed) species of the Daisy Family (Asteraceae). Commonly known as H. aurantiacum or Pilosella aurantiaca. English name supposedly is Fox-and-cubs ?

There are a lot of different races, some escapees from horticulture or gardens, some genuinely wild in origin.