Flowerheads of senecio inaequidens are very similar to other ragworts, but the leaves are quite distinctive.
Main flower color:
Mostly in south and central England; spreading to other locations. An introduced species, from South Africa
Up to 70 cm
Fields, waste ground
Flowerheads contain yellow ray florets around a center of many yellow to orange disc florets. Phyllaries are linear, equal in length, reddish-purple at the tip, and appressed to the involucre. The calyculi are narrowly triangular in shape, around a third as long as the phyllaries, and also purple-tipped
Alternate, narrow (5 mm or less), linear, unlobed, one-veined, on rigid stems that may be woody around the base
August to October