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Wedelia (447) Print Fact Sheet

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Common Name

Wedelia; there are many other names: Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye; creeping daisy; creeping wedelia; Singapore daisy; trailing daisy; or yellow dots.

Scientific Name

Sphagneticola trilobata. It was known previously as Wedelia trlobata. It is a member of the Asteraceae.

AUTHORS Grahame Jackson, Aradhana Deesh & Mani Mua
Adapted from Singapore daisy (Sphagneticola trilobata) (2018) Weeds of SE Qld and Northern NSW. Lucidcentral. (; and additional information from CABI (2019) Sphagneticola trilobata (wedelia). Invasive Species Compendium. Invasive Species Compendium. (; and from Sphagneticola trilobata (2019) Wikipedia. ( Photo 2 Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Photo 5 Ronggy (2017) Sphagneticola trilobata in Singapore. Photo 6 Hans Hillewaert (2006) Sphagneticola trilobata (L). Pruski. Bay Biscayne Creeping-oxeye at Woodford Hill Beach, Dominica, W.I.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland, in association with the Pacific Community and Koronivia Research Station, Ministry of Agriculture, Fiji.

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