Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Lapsana communis L. - Nipplewort
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Lapsana communis
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Lapsana communis
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(Map updated: March 2008)

A common native annual species of waysides, hedgerows, woods and other shady places; also a common garden weed. It grows up to about two feet tall and has very small yellow flower heads containing between 8 and 15 florets.

All names: Lapsana communis L.