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ragwort:

see groundselgroundsel
, 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

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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"To make matters worse, Wheeler had been told previously to remove the ragwort by the council, but he had failed to do this.
"To make matters worse Wheeler had been told previously to remove the ragwort by the council but he had failed to do this.
On the other hand, tansy ragwort is common in dry areas of the West, and is indeed poisonous to animals, especially horses and cows.
Defence solicitor Mike Lowrie told Falkirk Sheriff Court: "She did have an inkling that ragwort was not good for animals."
One ragwort plant can produce a billion pollen cells.
Kostenko and her colleagues grew ragwort plants in a greenhouse and exposed them to leaf-eating caterpillars or root-feeding beetle larvae.
Every part of tansy ragwort is toxic, from its flowers to its leaves and stems.
According to the ILPH, the podcast describes the Ragwort weed for listeners and explains how it can best be removed.
prepare to bombard DEFRA with complaints about ragwort in your area and have fun in the process.
Wheeler, of Haydn Road in Knotty Ash, had let the animal graze on ragwort - a poisonous weed that is toxic to horses - despite warnings from the council.
WHAT a pity your article Poison plant threatens Holme Valley wildlife (Neighbourhood News section, August 4) chose to sensationalise this issue rather than act as a serious and timely reminder to owners of livestock in general and particularly horses, of the potential risks of ragwort.
PRINCE Charles wrote to ministers and aired his views about NHS spending on homeopathy, hospital food, housing projects and the menace of ragwort, it has emerged.