Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family).
Native of Europe.Other names: Annual Flat-weed. It is sometimes spelled Hypochoeris. Hypochaeris shares the name "Flat Weed" with Plantago lanceolata.
Occurrence: Widespread and common in weedy places, grasslands and forests. It may be locally very abundant.
A distinguishing feature of Hypochaeris is the presence of scales bewtween the seeds.