Praxelis clematidea

Praxelis clematidea

Porophyllum ruderale

(Praxelis)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Praxelis clematidea

Common name(s)

Praxelis

Flower colour; life form

Flowers blue. Herb to about 50 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Leaves opposite, somewhat sticky, margins toothed, unpleasant smell. Flower heads with no ray florets, disc florets blue, receptacle flattened. Pappus of pale barbed hairs. Can be distinguished from Ageratum by the toothed rather than crenate or scalloped margins and the smell.

Praxelis clematidea