Prodr. 6: 443 (1838) APNI
More or less glabrous shrub to c. 1 m high; stem often bare below. Leaves 2–5 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, pinnatisect with several distant filiform lobes to 1 mm wide, somewhat fleshy, dark green. Capitula solitary; peduncles erect, 6–12 cm long, solitary or a few together; involucral bracts c. 15, lanceolate, 8–11 mm long, 3-veined, glandular, glabrous except for an apical tuft of hairs. Ray florets 12–20, ligules 20–24 mm long, bright yellow; disc florets numerous, yellow. Cypselas ellipsoid, 2–3 mm long, ribbed, with a pale fleshy disc at apex, brown; pappus bristles woolly, 4–6 mm long, some erect, others deflexed, caducous. Flowers June–Oct.
*GipP, *HSF, *OtP, *VVP. Also naturalised SA, Tas. Native to South Africa. A garden-escape, recorded as established along roadsides in eucalypt forests near Melbourne and Anglesea.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|