Arctotheca calendula

Common name: 

Cape Weed

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Gippsland Highlands, Snowfields, all States

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Widespread weed of disturbed sites, often on poorer soils1

Flower description:

Yellow above, green or purplish below1

Habit:

Prostrate annual herb to 30 cm1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are pinnatisect, inner disc florets are black1

Images:
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Conservation status:

Introduced

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria