Urospermum picroidesCommon name: False Hawkbit
Distribution: This plant grows in disturbed areas from Shark Bay to Perth and inland to Perenjori.
Remarks: A herb to 1.2 metres tall with yellow flowers in October and November. This plant is a native of the Mediterranean.
References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.