Asiatic hawksbeard

COMMON NAME: Asiatic hawksbeard
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Youngia japonica
FAMILY: Asteraceae
LIFECYCLE: Annual
FEATURES: Rosette forming asteraceous species. Stalked inflorescence contains multiple flowers. Individuals flowers
yellow.
DESCRIPTION: Common dandelion like weed common in thin turf or in ornamental plant beds. Present year round.
Greater flowering occurs in fall and spring. Leaves lobed similar to common dandelion but without
distinct points. Flowers much smaller than common dandelion.

 

Broad View Plant in an ornamental bed

Broad View Plant in an ornamental bed

Leaf Typical leaf shape

Leaf Typical leaf shape

Flower/Seed Head Individual flower

Flower/Seed Head
Individual flower