Gone too seed.
A meter or so tall.
Like a monster Dandylion with heaps of flowers.
Magpie Moth Caterpillars having lunch on it.
Common in woody area.
Close to West 5th street.
Almost all the pink ragwort in the area has gone to seed, balls of cotton waiting to be picked (or spread by the wind )-:
The leaves have mainly died back, so it might be hard to positively id this from the photo.
Uncommon along side of road; yellow composite heads; 50 cm tall.
Northwest side of Weatherford Lake; gravel area next to Azle Highway.
Uncommon; yellow composites; 20 cm tall.
Near Dublin sign; 377/67 close to Golden Chick. Grassy ditch with lots of non-natives.
Collected on way to 2012 Texas Society of Mammalogists conference in Junction, TX.
Not much pink ragwort about on top of Wright's hill, there is now one less piece ;-)
Common in lawn; composite head yellow; 25 cm tall.
Personal residence... of parents.
Senecio /sɨˈniːʃi.oʊ/ is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels. The flower heads are normally rayed, completely yellow, and the heads are borne in branched clusters. Senecio is one of the largest genera of flowering plants, and despite the separation of many species into other genera it still contains c. 1250 species of varied form, including leaf, stem and tuber succulents, annuals, perennials, aquatics, climbers, shrubs and small trees. Some species produce...