Dittrichia viscosa is a PERENNIAL growing to m (1ft 8in). It is in flower from September to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female . Biology of Dittrichia viscosa, a Mediterranean ruderal plant: a review. Biología de Dittrichia viscosa, una planta ruderal del Mediterráneo: revisión. Parolin P, M. This is the profile for the plant – Dittrichia viscosa / False Yellowhead / Tulliera komuni. Each plant profile in the database contains nomenclature info, botanical .

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Albania; Bulgaria; Greece incl. Flowering occurs during summer and autumn i. Some ditrichia cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

Dittrichia viscosa – Wikipedia

Plants For A Future have a viscoda of books available in paperback and digital form. Lance shaped, widest in the basal third, tapering gradually towards the tip. Range Europe – Mediterranean. Synonymy Erigeron viscosus L. Inuleae Flora of the Mediterranean Plants described in Buying images for your projects will support this website.

The larger leaves measure about 70mm x 18mm. A yellow dye is obtained from the roots[46, 61].

They are stalkless i. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it. Where have you seen this plant on the Maltese Islands?

DTRVS Scanned image of a longitudinally dissected flowerhead, showing several florets with an inferior ovary whitish-green colour sitting on a common flat receptacle. Each flowerhead produces a fruit that resembles a straw-coloured ball of soft bristles.


Submit further info giscosa this species. One adage says that: Locations in Malta or Gozo where you have seen this plant. Results of the project so far have been encouraging, although an ongoing commitment will be required to minimise potential impacts in the future from this environmental weed. It is in flower from September to October.

Only applies for rare plants. Basionym or principal synonyms: Numerous branches and sub-branches are present but the common main stem is usually tall and well visible. Instead, they use a fork to remove plants, minimising disturbance to the soil and reducing the likelihood of germination of weed seeds. This type of soil is found mostly in the south, south-eastern, northern and western parts of the country. Numerous achenes with pappus: By estimation a medium sized plant may produce an average of flowers per year each giving rise to about 50 viable seeds.

For more information about QR Codes ditrichia here. Seed – we have no details on this species but suggest sowing it in spring in a greenhouse and only just covering visxosa seed. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. DTRVS Close up photo of the cylindrical involucre which is made up of 4 to 5 rows of green phyllaries also known as involucral bracts. Growing directly from the stem; without a stalk.

These restrictions may prevent the use of one or more of the methods referred to, depending on individual circumstances. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Also all leaves dittrichhia covered with glandular hairs that release a sticky resin-smelling substance, which can be felt when underside of leaves is rubbed.


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A simple one-seeded fruit which has an apical structure of radiating fine light bristles called pappus which aid the seed to disperse away by wind. The organic matter content tends to become darker in colour with increasing humidification and in the dittrichai of large amounts of calcium as in Malta and sodium.

They can also be spread during soil movement e. Mature large plants can take the form of a small shrub. These flower-heads mm across are surrounded by four or five rows i. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects. In other roadside areas some control has been achieved by regular mowing of false yellowhead before flowering and seeding.

Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Possess hair that bear glands or swellings at their tip. The city’s Environmental Weed Strategy lists eleven priority sites, the highest ranked being the Mt Adelaide and Mt Clarence Reserve, which is situated near the dittricchia and the city centre.