Crassocephalum crepidioides

Crassocephalum crepidioides

(Thickhead)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Crassocephalum crepidioides

Common name(s)

Thickhead

Flower colour; life form

Flowers reddish. Erect herb to 1 m tall

Distinguishing features

Plants with alternate, deeply lobed leaves, to 20 x 10 cm. Florets in heads initially drooping or nodding, reddish. Pappus 8-10 mm long, white tinged with red or mauve, achene about 2 mm long.

Crassocephalum crepidioides