la-GAHS-see-yuh — named for Marianio La Gasca y Segura, Spanish botanistDave’s Botanary
MAW-liss — softDave’s Botanary

commonly known as: acuate, American softhead, silk leaf • Marathi: झारवड jharwad

Native to: Mexico, Central America, tropical S America; naturalized in Africa, India, s e Asia


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Lagascea mollis: Found this wild flower in Pune.
Common name- Silkleaf
Botanical name-Lagascea mollis

121211 BRS 263:

Pl. find the attached file contain photos for id. request.
Location: GRD College Road, Coimbatore
Date: 11.12.2011
Habitat: Urban, Road side.

Habit: Herb.


This looks like the American Softhead [Lagascea mollis].


Yes Lagascea mollis.


 

Asteraceae Fortnight part-1: Lagascea mollis (NSJ-06:04:05:2013) :  Attachments (2).  4 posts by 3 authors.
American SoftheadLagascea mollis

Photo taken at Satara

This plant is seen in Mysore also.


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Sharing the images of Lagascea mollis from Coimbatore.
 
Lagascea mollis Cav.
la-GAHS-see-yuh — named for Marianio La Gasca y Segura, Spanish botanistDave’s Botanary
MAW-liss — softDave’s Botanary
commonly known as: acuate, American softhead, silk leaf • Marathi: झारवड jharwad
Native to: Mexico, Central America, tropical S America; naturalized in Africa, India, s e Asia
References: Flowers of IndiaNPGS / GRINFlowers of Sahyadri by Shrikant Ingalhalikar

along Pasarani Ghat on 25 AUG 10


 

Too good …


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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 2-Discoid heads:: Lagascea mollis SMP 8 :  Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Lagascea mollis
Pune
 

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ASTERACEAE Fortnight Part 2-Discoid heads Lagascea mollis from Uttarakhand_DSR_17 :  Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Lagascea mollis Cav. is a tropical American weed and considered as invasive alien species in India.  

It is rare in Pantnagar (only at two places in my observation) but more common in other parts of the country.


 

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sharing pics of Lagascea mollis at Pune
 

 


 

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Asteraceae Fortnight Part 2-Discoid heads – Lagascea mollis (NSJ-07) : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.

American SoftheadLagascea mollis from Satara
 
Lagascea mollis at Satara.
 

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ID Request 240913SG :  Attachments (2). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Please help identify following herb found in wild.

Photographed 17Sep13, at Dhavlas, Maharashtra.


Lagascea mollis. Asteraceae
 

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Lagascea mollis :  Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Lagascea mollis
Mar.name: jharwad
At Hampi,Karnatak
05 Oct,2013


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Satara, Oct 2014 :: Requesting ID validation – Lagascea (?) :: ARKNOV-23 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5).

Requesting to please validate ID of this plant captured near Satara, Maharashtra in October 2014.

Is this Lagascea mollis? Found it by the roadside


Yes correctly identified.


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Name: Lagascea mollis Cav.
Family: Compositae
Habitat: rural roadside
Date: July 15, 20165
Place: Palakkad Dist., Kerala

Alt.: c.150 m asl


 
Images by (J.M.Garg – Id by Chitra Shanker), (Gopal Shinde – Id by Satish Phadke) & Bhagyashri Ranade

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On 20/7/08, around the fields at Agriculture University in Hyderabad, AP; an agricultural field at Erode Dist., TN. Alt: 800 msl 23 Jan 2010; 8th of October, 2010- Nasik; For Id210708 JM2 – indiantreepix | Google Groups Herb for id 080210MK2 – efloraofindia | Google Groups Herb for id 080210MK2 – efloraofindia | Google Groups Request for ID : 111110-AK-2 – efloraofindia | Google Groups

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Need help id’ing tiny bunches of white-flowered annual : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)

Bhopal; black soil; 16/10/2020

Elephantopus sp. by chance ??


Lagacea mollis only


Lagacea mollis. A common weed here



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Malhargad near Pune, MH :: Lagascea mollis :: ARK2020-100 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Lagascea mollis
Seen these beautiful flowers at Malhargad near Pune in September 2020 on a small hillock.



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