Lapsana communis L., 811 1753. (Syn: Hieracium lampsana E. H. L. Krause; Lalda communis (L.) Bub.; Lapsana crispa Willd.; Lapsana glandulosa Freyn & Sint.; Lapsana pubescens Hornem.; Lapsana silvatica Nym.; Lapsana sonchifolia Gilib.; Lapsana sylvatica Wallr.; Lapsana vulgaris Gromow ex Trautv.) as per Catalogue of Life;
England, Channel Isl., Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland,
France, Portugal, Spain, Baleares (Mallorca), Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium,
Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Italy,
Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia,
Croatia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Serbia & Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia,
Romania, ?Morocco, Azores (I) (Sao Miguel Isl. (I)), Madeira (Madeira Isl.),
Canary Isl. (Tenerife, La Palma Isl.), Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia,
N-Anatolia, NE-Anatolia, NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, SSW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia,
W-Anatolia, WN-Anatolia), Iran (EC-Iran, N-Iran, Iranian Aserbaijan, W-Iran),
Iraq (NE-Iraq), Lebanon (Antilebanon, C-Lebanon), Syria (W-Syrian Mountains),
Pakistan (Chitral, Swat, Hazara, Murree), Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus,
Moldova, Ukraine, NW-, N-, C-, E- & S-European Russia (incl. Kaliningrad
region), Northern Caucasus, Georgia [Caucasus], Armenia, Azerbaijan (incl.
Nachichevan), Siberia (W-Siberia, C-Siberia), Russian Far East (I), Korea (I),
Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan (I), Australia (I) (South Australia (I), New
South Wales (I), Victoria (I), New South Wales (I), SE-Queensland (I)), Jamaica
(I), Haiti (I), Dominican Republic (I), Chile (I), Mexico (I), Juan Fdz. Isl.
(I), Colombia (I), Bolivia (I), Argentina (I), Brazil (I), Venezuela (I), La
Runion (I), Hawaii (I) (Maui (I), Hawaii Isl. (I)), Chatham Isl. (I), Jammu
& Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir),
Greenland (I), Canada (I) (British Columbia
(I), Ontario (I), Quebec (I), Saskatchewan (I)), Alaska (I), USA (I) (Arizona
(I), Arkansas (I), California (I), Colorado (I), Connecticut (I), Idaho (I),
Illinois (I), Indiana (I), Kentucky (I), Maine (I), Maryland (I), Massachusetts
(I), Michigan (I), Missouri (I), New Jersey (I), New York (I), North Carolina
(I), North Dakota (I), Ohio (I), Oklahoma (I), Oregon (I), Pennsylvania (I),
Rhode Island (I), Tennessee (I), Texas (I), Utah (I), Vermont (I), Virginia (I),
Washington (I), West Virginia (I), Wisconsin (I))
as per Catalogue of Life;
Nipplewort; 

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Lapsana communis L., Sp. pl. 2:811. 1753  
Common names: Nipplewort
Tall annual or perennial herb up to 180 cm tall, simple or branched, pilose; basal leaves lyrate-pinnatifid with large terminal lobe, very small lateral lobes, petiole winged, upper leaves ovate to lanceolate, entire or dentate; heads yellow ligulate, 1.5-2 cm across, on branched peduncles, nipple-like in bud, hence the name nipplewort, florets 10-18; involucre bracts in two series, outer 4-5, scale-like, hardly 1 mm long; inner 8-10, linear-oblong, slightly unequal, keeled especially in fruit, 6-9 mm long; receptacle smooth; achenes 3-5 mm long, golden-brown, not beaked, without pappus.
Photographed from Dachhigam in Kashmir

  
 
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