Calotis lappulacea. yellow burr daisy

Family Asteraceae
Description Perennial herb forming a low rounded mound
Flowering Time spring-summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Widespread in many different grassland and woodland types.
Soil Types Wide range from sandstone to heavy clay
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very fast coloniser of bare and/or skeletal soils and therefore useful for direct seeding on hostile sites.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Only moderately attractive.
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging low
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Seed & Germination Details
Average no. Seeds per Gram 500
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment not required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees not known
Direct Seeding easy