Calocephalus citreus Less.

Lemon Beauty-heads

Tufted perennial herb to 60 cm tall, hairy. Stems erect. Leaves mostly opposite, linear to lanceolate, to 2 cm long, densely hairy, often sheathing at base. Compound heads spherical to shortly cylindrical, to 1 cm across, golden yellow. Capitula 30-300 per head, of 1-3 florets; late spring to autumn. Florets yellow. Achenes 0.7-0.9 mm long, warty. Pappus of 4-9 feathery bristles.

E Australia

Source: Jeanes, J. (2002). Asteraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Asterales
family       Asteraceae
genus        Calocephalus R.Br.