Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Fox And Cubs
Pilosella aurantiaca
of the Daisy family
a perennial
25-60 cm high
blooms June-August
likes grassy and cultivated places
can be seen on grass verges on the way to Orbiston

Sometimes known as "Orange Hawkweed" this plant has very distinctive pretty orange flowers. It is a bit of a pest to gardeners due to its highly successful reproductive system. It can spread through airbourne seed and also by creeping rooting trailing stems