Roldana petasitis

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  • Roldana petasitis
  • Roldana petasitis old flower head
  • Roldana petasitis habitat
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  • Close up of flowers, Roldana petasitis
  • Roldana petasitis shrub in full flower
  • Seed heads. Auckland. Oct 2006.
  • Seed heads. Auckland. Oct 2006.
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Species

Roldana petasitis

Common Name(s)

velvet groundsel

Family

Asteraceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

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

Main Flower Colour

Yellow

Other Flower Colour

Black

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

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