Sp. Pl. 886 (1753) APNI
Perennial, stoloniferous herb. Leaves rosetted or densely clustered at base; lamina obovate, 10–35 mm long, 5–25 mm long, tapered to (often purplish) petiole-like base about as long as lamina, pilose to glabrescent; margins shallowly crenate or serrate. Peduncle erect, ebracteate, c. 3–20 cm long, variably pilose; involucral bracts ovate, 3–6 mm long; receptacle convex (hollow and conical in fruit); ligules spreading, white, often reddish-tipped, 4–10 mm long; tubular florets yellow. Cypselas obovate, 1–1.6 mm long, shortly appressed-hairy; pappus absent. Flowers most of year (rarely in winter).
*CVU, *DunT, *GipP, *Glep, *Gold, *HSF, *OtP, *OtR, *Strz, *VAlp, *VVP, *WaP, *WPro. Also naturalised SA, NSW, Tas. Native to southern, western and central Europe. Occasional in cooler districts of the State, usually as a roadside or pasture weed, or a common component of well-watered lawns.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|