Common Ragwort or Jacobaea vulgaris

The Common Ragwort is a mini-habitat for wildlife and seen growing here in a Cornish Hedge!

In my previous post all about the classification of the Asteraceae I mentioned Ragwort which used to be in the genus Senecio with 21 species but has now been split of into the genus Jacobaea.

The family is highly evolved to home many insects and supports a rich biodiversity.

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