Dittrichia viscosa is a PERENNIAL growing to m (1ft 8in). It is in flower from September to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female . Biology of Dittrichia viscosa, a Mediterranean ruderal plant: a review. Biología de Dittrichia viscosa, una planta ruderal del Mediterráneo: revisión. Parolin P, M. This is the profile for the plant – Dittrichia viscosa / False Yellowhead / Tulliera komuni. Each plant profile in the database contains nomenclature info, botanical .

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The ‘Friends’ have worked in conjunction with City staff, and have undertaken follow-up manual weeding of any false yellowhead plants they have encountered. It favours disturbed habitat, particularly after fires.

If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Results of the project so far have been encouraging, although an ongoing commitment will be required to minimise potential impacts in the future from this environmental weed.

Seed dispersal is aided by the ‘pappus’, an arrangement of bristles at the end of the seed, which catches the wind or can assist flotation. The City of Albany is responsible for managing the city’s parks and reserves and provides specialist weed management and revegetation assistance to community groups. It can be found on both clay and sandy soils.


We are currently updating this section. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter.

Wasteland is another common habitat. The basal stem becomes woody, dark brown and thick. The light brown ‘seeds’ i. Scent Most of the plant parts esp leaves have a an aromatic scent. Elongate inflorescence with compound branching forming clusters of flowers.

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Some describe the margin as dentate, but since the teeth are at an acute angle with the leaf margin not perpendicularit should be described as serrated. Introduced and naturalized in a few localities in Britain[17].

Rick Jpelleg – wikipedia. For a list of references used on this page please go here. All plant material is bagged and dumped at the local tip because seeds can still form on flowering plants left on the ground after removal. Spraying roadside infestations vscosa false yellowhead has been undertaken over the past two years, using a vehicle-mounted sprayer and hose, reel and electric pump.

Its purpose is to carry and disperse the achene seed by wind.

The petals have 3 longitudinal bands and a flat edged tip with 3 tiny teeth. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dittrichia viscosa. Albania; Bulgaria; Greece incl.


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A rooting system where there is the main descending root of a plant having a single dominant large structure from which a network of smaller and long roots emerge. It is becoming increasingly common along roadsides and walking trails, and occasionally in relatively undisturbed bushland.

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Dittrichia viscosa – Wikipedia

The organic matter content tends to become darker in colour with increasing humidification and in the presence of large amounts of calcium as in Malta and sodium. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

Around the ditrichia there are 5 united stamens seen as brown bands and a 2-parted stigma at the apex. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Flowering occurs during summer and autumn i.