May to July

Picris altissima (Compositae)

Tall Oxtongue

Erect much branched annual (80 cm or more). Numerous golden yellow florets (~ 1.5cm diameter). Stems bristly. Basal leaves obovate, simple. Stem leaves linear with small clasping lobes at the base.

Waste ground, fields and roadsides. Common.


Stem leaves and Basal leaves

Paphos Forest, Argaka. May 2007