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Related to Common Ragwort: Senecio jacobaea

ragwort:

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, any plant of the very large genus Senecio, widely distributed herbs and (in the tropics) shrubs or trees of the family Asteraceae (aster family). Many grow as vines.
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ragwort

TOXIC Yellow daisy-like flower, whole bunch of them on one plant.

ragwort

any of several plants of the genus Senecio, esp S. jacobaea of Europe, that have yellow daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Keith Davison, of North Togston, says the former Chester House opencast site is now infested with common ragwort and his five horses are a single field away from it.
Common ragwort is known to attack the liver of horses if eaten and is frequently fatal.
At Guidepost, in Northumberland, resident Ken Smith told us that common ragwort was growing close to a field with two horses and a foal.
Although the law refers to common ragwort only, there are four species found in the UK, which are all equally poisonous to horses.
The bright yellow Common Ragwort is one of the most frequent causes of plant poisoning of livestock in Britain.