Belongs to: flowers

Compare with: agrimony

Weld Reseda luteola

Also known as: dyer's rocket, dyer's weed


Best time to see: Jun to early Sep

Key facts

Spikes of small (4–5 mm) yellow-green flowers, usually around 1.5 m tall, sometimes smaller

Narrow pointed leaves with wavy edges, in clusters distributed up the lower part of the stem

Found on disturbed well-drained ground, especially on limey soils, such as gravel pits and quarries

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