Leontodon hispidus Linnaeus 1753 (Family Asteraceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 15-40cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - October (Earliest: 8.6)

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Hypocretenolide

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Anthaxia quadripunctata
Parasites:
Several Agromyzidae

Ensina sonchi Larva
(Flower Gall)
Possible Herbivores:
Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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