Nipplewort - Lapsana communis Lapsana communis
Colour: Yellow
Flowering: June - October
Height: Up to 36" (Up to 1 m)
Family: Compositae


A common yellow weed which likes shady places and waste ground.

The leaves are pointed and serrated and can be used as a vegetable when young. The lower stem is hairy and the upper stem is hairless.

The flowerheads are small and sparse with serrated edges to the petals.

Nipplewort - Lapsana communis
Nipplewort - Lapsana communis  





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