Species

Roldana petasitis

Common Name(s)

velvet groundsel

Family

Asteraceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs - Composites

Habitat

Terrestrial.

Features

Erect perennial shrub up to 2m tall. Large round hairy leaves (up to 20 cm). bunches of yellow daisy flowers July-November. Branches hairy. Similar to Bartlettina. (DOC, 1998)

Flowering

July, August, September, October, November

Flower Colours

Yellow

Year Naturalised

1985

Origin

Mexico

Reason For Introduction
Ornamental

Seed
seeds produced in profusion (DOC, 1998).

Dispersal
Wind borne (DOC, 1998).

This page last updated on 30 Jul 2014