Cat’s Ear

Hypochaeris radicata

Plentiful in meadows, pastures and waste places throughout the country. In appearance it comes pretty close to the Hawkweeds, which roughly resemble it, especially in colour.

The flowering period extends from June to September.

The Observer’s Book of Wild Flowers, compiled by W. J. Stokoe (1957)

By Suzy Shipman

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