Conyza newii (?)

Roadside in the Tugen Hills, Kenya, photo © by Michael Plagens

Among grazed roadside vegetation in the Tugen Hills, Kenya. Dec. 2015.

growth habit of Conyza from Kenya, photo © by Michael Plagens
  • Disc Flowers: The bright yellow disc flowers are numerous. The heads are small, about 8mm dia.
  • Range: This plant is very common in some highland areas of Kenya where animal grazing pressure is high.
  • Ray Flowers: without rays.
  • Phyllaries:
  • Pappus:
  • Leaves: The lance-shaped leaves have a few shallow teeth along margins.
  • Perennial: Partially woody stems reach about 1½m tall.

Asteraceae -- Sunflower Family -- Senecioneae

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Kenya Natural History

Michael J. Plagens, Created on 3 November 2015