J. Bot. 54: 61 (1916) APNI
Prostrate perennial, stems rooting at nodes. Leaves petiolate, basal and in tufts at nodes, oblanceolate in outline, mostly 5–20 cm long, 2–5 cm wide, lyrate-pinnatisect with 2–7 pairs of lobes, margins shallowly toothed, upper surface pubescent to glabrescent, lower surface white-tomentose. Capitula hemispherical, c. 15 mm diam.; involucral bracts broad-lanceolate, 5–10 mm long, 4- or 5-seriate. Ligules 12–20 mm long, yellow above, green or brownish below; disc florets yellow. Cypselas c. 2 mm long, glabrous or somewhat hairy, usually 5-ribbed, wrinkled between ribs; pappus absent. Flowers mainly spring.
*EGL, *GipP, *VVP. Native to South Africa. Apparently naturalised near Beaufort, Craigieburn, Orbost and Templestowe in disturbed grassland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||introduced|