BASTARD TOADFLAX AT OSU-MARION PRAIRIE

While the bio students caught insects for the “animal diversity” lab, the instructor re-visited a spot where bastard-toadflax recently appeared in great profusion. Now more of the plants are flowering.

Commandra umbellata

Bastard-toadflax (Commandra umbellata)
May 23, 2008, OSU-Marion

Golden ragwort (Senecio aureus, family Asteraceae) is a native perennial herb of prairies and open woods.

Senecio aureus

Golden ragwort, Senecio aureus at OSU-Marion
May 23, 2008

Senecio aureus closeup

Golden ragwort, Senecio aureus at OSU-Marion
May 23, 2008

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