Family – Asteraceae
Height ~ 50cm
Flower heads 25-40mm across.
Wavy toothed leaves.
The yellow florets are markedly longer than the purple tipped bracts.
Stems are solid – (unlike dandelion which has a hollow stem. They are also a lot taller than dandelions and often lean over)
The stems are leafless – leaves replaced with small scales – triangular and dark-tipped.
Leaves are hairy (hairs are not forked) You can click on the image to view the hairs close-up