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Shrub Ragwort

Brachyglottis greyi

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Large yellow daisy-like flowers in abundance, usually with 13 petals.
Fruit:
A dry, brown achene (type of single-seeded fruit that does not open to release the seed).
Leaves:
Unlike other Ragwort species, the Shrub Ragwort has undivided leaves. They are greyish-green and felted with a grey or silver down on the undersides. The leaves are arranged alternately along the stems. Their shape is ovate to oblong and they are untoothed. They have a furry texture and their margins are outlined white.
Maximum Size:
150cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
All parts of the plant are poisonous.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Other Names:
Daisy Bush, Shrubby Ragwort.
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland, wasteland.