Groundsel (Sencio vulgaris) is a commonly found annual weed throughout New Zealand. Has an upright, erect growth habit and prefers nutrient rich soils.
- Oblong shaped with rounded apex
- Base tapered
- Fleshy, toothed
Mature plants grow up to 50 cm tall with soft, fleshy stems and are irregularly branched.
Leaves are dark green and lobbed. Multiple yellow cylindrical flowers are produced on the end of stems.