Del. Sem. Hort. Hamburg. 1831: 3 (1831) APNI
Erect or ascending herb, 20–80 cm high; stems strigose or with long, stiff, mostly spreading hairs. Leaves with both surfaces stiffly hairy, apex acute, base cuneate to subcordate, margins undulate; rosette leaves linear to oblanceolate, 3–9 cm long, 5–20 mm wide; cauline leaves linear-lanceolate, becoming smaller towards inflorescence. Sepals narrow-elliptic, 3–5 mm long, acute, scarcely connate at base, elongating to 6–10 mm in fruit; corolla 5–8 mm long, throat constricted and closed by hairy saccate scales, deep yellow, tube much longer than lobes; stamens inserted low in corolla-tube. Mericarps ovoid, c. 3 mm long, transversely wrinkled; dorsal ridge covered with pointed tubercles. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
*EGU, *HSF, *LoM, *MuM, *NIS, *VVP, *Wim. Also naturalised WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Native to North America. A widespread weed of pastures, cultivated land and other disturbed sites in drier and warmer parts of the State.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||introduced|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|