Goatsbeard is an unusual Dandelion-type plant in that it is quite easy to identify! The flowers are yellow, solitary, fairly large, with long, pointed bracts (leaf-like appendages radiating from the base of the flower), closing by midday. The leaves are grass-like, unique for a Dandelion-type plant, and the 'clock' is large and distinctive.

Common in England and Wales in grassy places from late spring to late summer.



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