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Golden ragwort


Classification:

Family:  Asteraceae, aster family
Genus, species:  Senecio aureus

Leaves:
Basal leaves are oval in shape with toothed edges. Upper leaves are narrower, pinnately lobed.

Flowers:
Daisy-like flowerheads are up to 1 inch wide.

Habitat:
Shade-tolerant, grows in forest understory.

More Information:

The genus name, Senecio, is from the Latin for "old man." The species name, aureus, is from the Latin for "golden."

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