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Cape weed

Arctotheca calendula


Native from S. Africa but naturalized in Portugal. The leaves are lobed or deeply toothed. Hairy stems bear daisy-like flowers with small yellow petals that sometimes have a green or purple tint surrounded by white or yellow ray petals extending further out from the flower centers.


Growing in coastal area, next to the beach. Area of Porto, Portugal.

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Aldoar, Foz do Douro e Nevogilde, Portugal

Spotted on May 29, 2015
Submitted on Jul 20, 2015

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