North Africa, Meditteranean
In Japan bitter leaves are eaten fresh in salads or as cooked greens. Flowers are added to soups.
Source of plant
Leaf blades oblong to obovate, mostly 30–55+ — 15–30+ mm, mostly 2–3-pinnately lobed, ultimate margins dentate. Ray corollas pale yellow, sometimes white-tipped, laminae oblong to linear, 15–25 mm. Ray cypselae triquetrous, 2.5–3 mm, angles ± winged, faces obscurely nerved or ribbed; disc cypselae ± prismatic, ± compressed, 2.5–3 mm, obscurely ribbed, sometimes with adaxial (rarely the abaxial) rib ± winged.
USDA Hardiness Zone