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Common Cudweed, Filago vulgaris Family: Asteraceae
Filago vulgaris     *     Common Cudweed

Flowering time: July-September. Annual.

Habitat: Declining on sandy, +/- acidic grasslands, roadsides, arable and waste ground.
RDB-Near Threatened

Stems are +/- branched at base bearing dense, terminal flowerheads with linear, five-rowed, keeled bracts. The linear leaves are wavy-edged and white-woolly without a mucronate point at their tips. Height 5-30cm

Similar: Small Cudweed, F. minima


Common Cudweed, Filago vulgaris       Common Cudweed, Filago vulgaris


Common Cudweed, Filago vulgaris
Common Cudweed, Filago vulgaris
, Dorset. 2012

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