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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995


Ragworts (Senecio) are herbs or dwarf shrubs with alternate leaves. They have multiple flower-heads born in flat-topped clusters.

These, like many of the Senecio, contain a toxic substance that make then quite unappetizing for chamois and mountain sheep.

Flowers. June-Sept

Tall. Low - Short

Altitude. above 2000 m