Erechtites glomeratus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsErechtites glomeratus
(Desf. ex Poir.) DC.
Erechtites glomeratus, common name New Zealand fireweed or cutleaf burnweed, is a species of plant in the sunflower family. It is native to Australia (all 6 states) and New Zealand, and also naturalized on the Pacific Coast of the United States (Washington, Oregon, and California).
Erechtites glomeratus is an annual or perennial herb up to 200 cm (80 inches) tall. Leaves are lanceolate or linear with many pinnate lobes. One plant can produce as many as 120 yellow or purple flower heads, each with 50 or more disc florets but no ray florets.
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