Serratula tinctoria, commonly known as Saw-wort, is a species in the genus Serratula. It is a native of Europe and a thistle like flower head. It grows in moist soil, full sun to part shade, and grows up to one meter tall.
This is an introduced plant in a small area of the northeastern United States, where it is called the Dyer's plumeless saw-wort.
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- "Serratula tinctoria". USDA PLANTS. http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SETI2.
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