Hyoseris radiata - a species of flowering plants of the aster family (Asteraceae)
Perennial. Leaves 50-250 x 10-50 mm, ascending or erect, oblanceolate, obtuse to acute, often long-petiolate; lobes more or less ovate, often runcinate, sometimes imbricate, subentire to dentate. Scapes 6-36 cm, erect, usually glabrous or farinose, sometimes hispid. Involucre 10-15 x 7-15 mm; bracts pale or dark, linear or oblong, obtuse, glabrous or farinose. Achenes 8-10 mm, brown, puberulent, the marginal compressed, the median compressed and winged, the inner terete; all achenes with a pappus of both rigid hairs and linear scales, those of the outer achenes sometimes much shorter than those of the inner.Perennial evergreen herbaceous plant, usually woody at the base. Ovate leaves are collected in the basal rosette, pinnate, sharply toothed. The heads are on a fairly long straight stalk, the flowers are bright yellow. The flowers are ligulate all. Achenes from 8.5 to 12 mm. Flowering and fruiting from February to May.Homeland: North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia. West Asia: Turkey. Europe: France, Monaco, Greece, Spain, Gibraltar, Italy, the former Yugoslavia, Malta.
Grows on pastures, fields and roadside, in cracks of limestone or marl at altitudes up to 1500 m off the Mediterranean coast.
This plant is useful.
How to get rid of:
Dig up the area thoroughly. This is not an easy job, because it is not enough just to dig up the ground - you also need to scrupulously select all the rhizomes from it. But on the other hand, this is a very effective way to control perennial weeds.