Most UK specimens of tephroseris integrifolia are ssp integrifolia; the less common ssp maritima is a generally larger, stouter variety, found only along the coast in Holyhead Island, Anglesey.
Main flower color:
Scattered locations, mostly across southern England (and Wales), plus a few places further north
Up to 50 cm
Short, calcareous grassland, usually chalk
Open clusters of up to ten flowerheads, which have yellow ray florets, orange-yellow disc florets and red-tipped light green phyllaries, sparsely hairy towards the base. Phyllaries are all equal in length. There are no bractlets at the base of the involucre
Mostly basal; ovate, unlobed, sparsely cottony-hairy (on both sides), up to 5 cm long, slightly toothed, attached by short, flat stalks. Stem leaves are smaller, narrower and clasping
May to July