Botanical name

Senecio erubescens var. erubescens

Family

Asteraceae
Senecio erubescens var. erubescens
Senecio erubescens var. erubescens
Senecio erubescens var. erubescens
Senecio erubescens var. erubescens
Senecio erubescens var. erubescens

Description

Erect sparsely branched shrublet up to 30cm. Leaves dentate, mainly in a basal rosette, smaller leaves up the stem; flowerheads in corymbs, purplish, no ray florets, on longish stalks.

Latin: erubesco = reddening, blushing; referring to the colour of the flower heads.

Habitat

Dampish slopes

Flower Date

March to October