Parthenium hysterophorus

Parthenium hysterophorus

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(Parthenium)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Parthenium hysterophorus

Common name(s)

Parthenium, (CLASS 2, WONS)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Herb sometimes woody to 2 m tall

Distinguishing features

Plant with greyish-blue appearance, aromatic smell when crushed. Leaves alternate, deeply lobed and hairy. Flowers in small heads, appear 5 angled because of the ray florets, corolla white.

Parthenium hysterophorus