Nipplewort

Lapsana communis



Dock cress, Bolgan leaves

Importance

Problematic in crops in the east of England. Widespread in the UK.

Nipplewort - young1. Cotyledons are oval and first true leaf is hairy with irregular leaf margin and blunt points.
Nipplewort 22. In its early stages, the plant forms yellowish-green rosettes.

 

Nipplewort 33. A tall branching annual with small yellow flowers.