Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hypochaeris
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
radicata
NOTES

A perennial herb to 60 cm Introduced from Europe. It has a stout taproot and basal leaves.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Radiate flowers on long peduncles
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Hairy wild lettuce
Spotted cats ear
Harige skaapslaai
Kat oor
Exotic
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in disturbed ground in the bush and veld
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Grows in disturbed ground along the roads
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Food
Is said to be eaten in the Transkei
Months
November
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Hypochoeris radicata
Achyrophorus radicatus
Achyrophorus taraxacifolius
Apargia serotine
Crepis molokaiensis
Hypochaeris infesta
Hypochaeris lasiophylla
Hypochaeris neapolitana
Hypochaeris salina
Hypochaeris tenorii
Leontodon ciliates
Porcellites radicata
Seriola caespitose
Seriola taraxacifolia



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