Radicata has leaves which are quite distinctly hairy while they are glabrous (bald) in h. Grassy fields, derelict arable land, heaths, fixed dunes etc on sandy soils.
The leaves can be glabrous to slightly hispid.
Smooth cat s ear plant. Those softly hairy leaves probably account for the common name. Date of photo may 11, 2007 ; A small bumblebee (bombus) collecting nectar from a yellow cat`s ear flower (hypochaeris radicata).
It is pollinated by insects. The genus is distinguished by having fruits that differ depending on where they occur on the flower head: Cultivation of smooth cat's ear:
It has become widespread in africa, southern and southeastern asia, australia, and parts of the. Occasionally growing to 30cm in height, but more often 10cm or less. Information provided with the photo:
View encyclopedia of life record for hypochaeris glabra; Often it really isn't a lot different from h. Those on the inner part of the flower head have a narrow beak (stalk) between the seed and the pappus (tuft of branching hairs that aid in wind dispersal), while those on.
This differs from the dandelion which has smooth leaves and is much more heavily toothed. Widespread on lightly disturbed, sandy soils, but generally rare, except in parts of breckland and the suffolk sandlings. Ars germplasm resources information network (hygl2) calphotos (hygl2) integrated taxonomic information system (hygl2).
The flowers barely exceed the rays of the involucre. Naturalised throughout australia and in new zealand. While it is not toxic, it can be known to crowd out vegetation that is more nutritious and better for grazing.
The plants shown on this page were photographed in west wales during june. Known hazards of hypochoeris glabra: Southwick, usda, bugwood.org additional resolutions & image usage:
When you look closely at the shape of the leaves — by placing them side by side — you can see the dandelion is definitely sharply toothed, with its teeth pointing back toward the center of the plant. The cat’s ear leaves are quite hairy while the dandelion leaves are smooth. Data source and references for hypochaeris glabra (smooth cat's ear) from the usda plants database
Annual herb to 90 cm high. Check the plants database (usda website); Common names smooth cat's ear (photographer) ;
This plant has no children legal status. It tends to grow best in sandy or gravelly soil and in disturbed areas, but it will also pop up in lawns, pastures, and golf courses. None known plant information taken from the plants for a future.
The cat’s ear plant is considered a noxious weed in pastures and lawns. It has been naturalized in the wild. Observation search (3717 records) plant characteristics.
Each leaf blade is irregularly lobed (the lobes resembling a cats ear) and often covered in fine silvery / white hairs on both the top and underneath. Cat’s ear plants bear a striking resemblance to dandelion, and is often called false dandelion. Looking down on the apex of a fruit with a style base remnant.
Native to europe and western asia. Mary ellen (mel) harte, , bugwood.org additional resolutions & image usage: Hypochaeris glabra is a species of flowering plant in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family known by the common name smooth cat's ear.it is native to europe, north africa, and the middle east but it can be found on other continents where it is an introduced species and a widespread weed.
View all photos in calphotos of hypochaeris. Glabra prefers a sunny, warm and exposed situation, and is relatively intolerant of competition, for instance, in open communities on sand dunes, with jasione montana and occasionally corynephorus. Cat's ear flower closeup on dirt hiking trail leading to alpine forest.
Smooth cat's ear hypochaeris glabra, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to california; Flowers mostly june to october. Leaves normally hairless or with a few hairs, mainly on the.
Hairy cat's ear plant flower and buds.