I love the way the inner floret are rolled up into tubes. Dune habitat. ~2 cm across Leaves basal, hairy, ~10 cm, with deep but rounded lobes.
I was surprised by how many wildflowers were still in bloom at the end of Oct. The climate in England is really very moderate.
specimen had diagnostic two tipped hairs on foliage.
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Leontodon is a genus of dandelion-like plants in the family Asteraceae (Compositae), commonly known as hawkbits. Their English name derives from the mediaeval belief that hawks ate the plant to improve their eyesight. Although originally only native to Eurasia and North Africa, some species have since become established in other countries, including the United States and New Zealand.