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By Damow

Cheshire, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone tell me what this plant is called? Self-seeds everywhere.

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I think it is a red/orange hawkweed and if so an invasive weed. Photo of leaves would confirm.

2 Jul, 2010


It is indeed Orange Hawkweed.

2 Jul, 2010


We had this in our previous garden and it was a royal pain to remove - very pretty to look at though and butterflies and other insects love it.

3 Jul, 2010


Yes, I have it too. I try and keep it to a minimum. It is quite prolific at reproducing itself though, what with the runners and the seeds! I agree, quite pretty too. I like one of it's other common names, Fox and Cubs.

3 Jul, 2010


Grim the Collier, Hieracium aurantiacum, and another name which escapes me. As invasive as dandelions.

3 Jul, 2010


Pilosella is their new genus name. The botanists have been at it again and separated the rhizomatous members from the rest of Hieracium.

This is now Pilosella aurantiacum.

3 Jul, 2010


That is the name I was trying to remember. My brain is definitely beginning to fail!

3 Jul, 2010


Thanks to you all.

3 Jul, 2010

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