Chrysocephalum apiculatum. yellow buttons

Family Asteraceae
Description Perennial herb ranging from upright to sprawling.
Flowering Time summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Widespread in a large range of communities
Soil Types Wide range
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Fast coloniser of bare and/or skeletal soils and therefore a useful species for direct seeding on hostile sites. A major understorey species in many habitats.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Attractive and widely grown.
Other Values
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging low
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5 degrees
Average no. Seeds per Gram 2000
Viability Period long
Dormancy none
Treatment none required
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees not known
Direct Seeding