Crepis capillaris (Linnaeus 1753) Wallroth 1840 (Family Asteraceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 5-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - October (Earliest: 29.5)

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Epidesacylcynaropicrin, Epiisolipidiol
Flavonoids Luteolin
Other Phenolics Caffeic Acid

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Most Hesperiidae

Aglais urticae

Episyrphus balteatus
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia major

Liriomyza strigata
Possible Parasites:
Cheilosia latifrons Larva
(Root & Stem Borer)
Possible Herbivores:
Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Smooth Hawksbeard


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