Urospermum picroides (L.) Scop. ex F. W. Schmidt, Samml. Phys.-Ökon. Aufsätze 1: 275. 1795 (Syn: (≡) Tragopogon picroides L. (basionym));
Asteraceae Week (Part III – Ligulate Heads) :: For ID : Oman : 070713 : AK-3 : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Again, very old pictures of mine taken on 9/2/07 & 16/2/07 in Muscat, Oman.
Small herb seen growing wild.
Interesting calyx cup.
Just a guess….can this be Urospermum picroides, Prickly Goldenfleece?
Asteraceae Plant For ID : 260114 : AK-23 : Attachments (6). 7 posts by 3 authors.
A small wild plant seen yesterday (25.1.14) in Muscat, Oman with tiny yellow flowers.
It looks similar to this
Interesting flower structure. Probably not seen before.
it may be Sonchus sp
I had posted these flowers before also.
Although the flowers looks the same in the link, not sure about the leaves.
These tiny plants can be found after a few showers in winter, not seen through out the year.
This has been validated by … of Oman Botanic Garden as Urospermum picroides of Asteraceae.
Common name is Prickly Goldenfleece.