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Senecio crassiflorus (Poir.) DC.
Family Asteraceae
Senecio crassiflorus (Poir.) DC. APNI*

Description: Decumbent perennial herb with stems 20–50 cm high, silvery- to white-woolly.

Leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, mostly 4–8 cm long, 6–20 mm wide, margins entire or toothed towards apex, both surfaces woolly, base tapered and ± stem-clasping.

Heads solitary or a few together; heads broad-campanulate, 10–15 mm diam., woolly; involucral bracts 20–22, 13–16 mm long; bracteoles 9–12. Ray florets 15–22; ligules 20–30 mm long.

Achenes 3–5 mm long; pappus 14–15 mm long.


Herbarium
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Flowering: throughout year.

Distribution and occurrence: Cultivated as an ornamental, sometimes naturalized in coastal districts from Stockton to Berowra district. Native of S Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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