Pulicaria scabra (Thunb.) Druce

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Pulicaria scabra

Photo: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

Pulicaria scabra

Photo: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

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Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Erect annual herb, up to 1 m, Stems usually simple below, sometimes branching above, densely silky hairy. Leaves narrowly oblong, sessile, decreasing in size towards the top of the stem. Inflorescence terminal; capitula yellow with minute ray-florets and numerous disk-florets.
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Habitat: In moist places: near streams and rivers and in marshes and vleis.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 37.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Pulicaria scabra
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pulicaria scabra
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West African Plants database: Pulicaria scabra

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pulicaria scabra.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160070, retrieved 31 May 2016

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