Euchiton gymnocephalus

Family Asteraceae

Creeping Cudweed

Perennial herb to 35 cm high. Spreads by stolons. Longevity less than 5 years.

Flowers: October - April.

Fruit: Achene 0.7 mm long with pappus of non-persistent bristles 3 mm long, December - April.

Seed: Wind dispersed.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout

Ecology

  • Woodland habitat.
  • Occasional in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Coloniser species.

 

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland