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infestation (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
habit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
stems and leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
flower-heads (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of flower-head from side-on (Photo: Greg Jordan)
mature seed-head (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of seeds (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
Urospermum dalechampii (L.) F.W. Schmidt
Tragopogon dalechampii L.
Asteraceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory)Compositae (South Australia)
golden fleece, golden-fleece, Mediterranean daisy
Native to southern Europe.
Locally naturalised in southern Tasmania.
Mediterranean daisy (Urospermum dalechampii) is regarded as an environmental weed in Tasmania, and is actively managed by community groups in this state.
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