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You can find cat's-ear on roadside verges, in hedgerows, in meadows and grassland, on sea cliffs, sand dunes, indeed anywhere as long as the soil is not too chalky.
|Scientific Name||Hypochaeris radicata|
|Family||Daisy family - Compositae|
|Species Family||Daisy Family - Compositeae|
|Flower Colour Group||Yellow|
|Look for||Dandelion type flower on branched stems and with small 'notches' like cats ears on the stems|
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