Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Groundsel, common
​Senecio vulgaris

Family: Composite/Aster
Introduced
Annual

Habitat: Disturbed areas
Blooms: June to late autumn

​Height: up to 60 cm
​Leaves: deeply lobed

​Flower head: No ray florets. Discoid heads 5-10 mm, surrounded by black-tipped phyllaries (sepal-like bracts). ​​