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Tuesday, January 03, 2012
Towards the end of last summer I was trying to decide what form of Ragwort was growing in our meadow and requested help from Anne and John Bebbington. It may be that we have both Hoary and Common Ragwort. To help John has sent me these photos and as they look so bright and cheerful on this very wet, gloomy and windy January day I thought I would show them here.
First Common or Senecio jacobea
Next is Hoary Ragwort or Senecio erucifolius
And finally both together.
I'm sure you can tell which is which?
All photos by John Bebbington.When summer arrives again I'll report back on my identification efforts!