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Senecio viscosus

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Senecio viscosus is a herbaceous annual plant of the genus Senecio. It is known as the sticky ragwort,<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> sticky groundselTemplate:Citation needed or stinking groundsel.<ref>Template:Cite EB9</ref>

Description

An annual, growing to 70 cm high and covered with glandular hairs. Very similar to Senecio sylvaticus which does not have glandular hairs. The outer bracts show a brown tip. The ray-florets are ligulate, yellow and at first spreading then rolled back. The leaves are alternate and deeply lobed. Senecio vulgaris (Groundsel) does not have ray florets.<ref name="Parnell">Parnell, J. and Curtis, T. 2012. Webb's An Irish Flora. Cork University Press. Template:ISBN</ref>

Distribution

Locally common in Britain and Ireland on waste ground.<ref name="Parnell"/><ref>Martin, W.K. 1965. The Concise British Flora in Colour. Ebury Press</ref><ref>Hackney,P. 1992. Stewart & Corry's Flora of the North-east of Ireland. Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast. Template:ISBN</ref>

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External links

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