Arctotheca calendula (L.) Levyns

African Marigold

Supported by

Annual rosette-forming herb with taproot; individual plants to 80 cm wide and 30 cm high. Leaves with upper surface hairless to hairy; basal leaves 5��25 cm long, 2��6 cm wide, on a stalk to 6 cm long; upper leaves, if present, stem-clasping. source: Weeds Australia

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

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