Senecio vulgaris L.
Family: Asteraceae
common groundsel
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Etymology: Senecio: from senex, "old man," referring to the gray hairs on the seeds
Plants: erect, annual, 8"-20" tall forb with usually 1 stem
Leaves: with coarse, irregular teeth and/or pinnately-divided
Flowers: head 1/4" - 1/3" wide, yellow disk flowers and no rays; inflorescence of 8-20 heads in a loose, branched cluster; blooms April-Dec.
Fruits: dry seed on fluffy pappus
Habitat: disturbed sites
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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