Filago vulgaris   Common Cudweed C DD N

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A superb "crop" of this plant appeared after a field had been set-aside from norma agriculture. This plant is common in the South East of the country, quite likes eastern coastal districts but isn't very common in central wales, Scotland or northern England. The common name Cudweed arises because it was once used to feed to cows which had lost ability to chew the cud.

Set aside field near Scarborough 11th June 2005

Added on October 30th 2005, updated 15th January 2009, updated 31st March 2010

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