Sphagneticola trilobata

Sphagneticola trilobata

Sphagneticola trilobata

(Singapore daisy)

FAMILY

Asteraceae

Species

Sphagneticola trilobata

Common name

Singapore daisy

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; herb

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This creeping plant originally from Central America spreads by rooting at the nodes as well as by seeds. Leaves fleshy, opposite, 4-9 cm long, glossy green on the upper surface, margins serrated. Flowers are yellow daisies to 3 cm diameter. This species is a class 3 weed