Daisy family : ASTERACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia
including
Acarnaceae, Ambrosiaceae, Arctotidaceae, Calendulaceae, Carduaceae, Cassiniaceae, Cichoriaceae, Compositae, Coreopsidaceae, Cynaraceae, Echinopaceae, Eupatoriaceae, Helichrysaceae, Inulaceae, Lactucaceae, Mutisiaceae, Partheniaceae, Perdiciaceae, Senecionaceae, and Vernoniaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Achillea millefolium
Yarrow
Sydney, December 2006

Ageratina adeophora
Crofton Weed
Sydney, August 2006

Arctotheca calendula
Capeweed
Sydney, August 2006

Argyranthemum frutescens
Marguerite Daisy
Sydney, November 2007

Aster novi-belgii
Michaelmas Daisy
Sydney, October 2006

Bellis perennis
Lawn Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Bidens pilosa
Cobblers Pegs
Sydney, August 2006

Brachyscome multifida
Swan River Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Calendula officinalis
Marigold
Sydney, August 2006

Cassinia compacta
Rice Flower
Wyee, March 2007

Centaurea cyanus
Cornflower
Lidcombe. November 2006

Chrysanthemum paludosum
White Buttons
Sydney, August 2006

Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Yellow Buttons
Sydney, August 2006

Chrysocephalum semipapposum
Clustered Everlasting Flowers
Wyee, October 2008

Cichorium intybus
Chicory
Sydney, November 2006

Conyza albida
Fleabane
Burwood, August 2006

Conyza bonariensis
Asthmaweed
Wyee, March 2007

Coreopsis lanceolata
Lanceleaf Tickseed
Sydney, December 2006

Cosmos bipinnatus
Mexican Aster
Sydney, October 2006

Cosmos sulphureus
Yellow Cosmos
Sydney, October 2006

Cynara scolymus
Globe Artichoke
Sydney, August 2006

Dahlia hortensis
Dahlia
Lidcombe, August 2006

Erigeron karvinskianus
Seaside Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Eupatorium caelestinum
Floss Flower
Sydney, August 2006

Euryops virginatus
Golden Glow
Concord, August 2007

Gazania linearis
Gazania
Sydney, August 2006

Gazania uniflora
Yellow Gazania
Sydney, August 2006

Gerbera jamesonii
Gerbera
Sydney, August 2006

Helianthus annuus
Sunflower
Sydney, February 2007

Helichrysum bracteatum
White Paper Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Helichrysum floribundum
Strawflower
Mungo, NSW
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Helichrysum semifertile
Difficult Strawflower
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Hypochaeris radicata
Cats Ear
Sydney, August 2006

Lactuca sativa
Lettuce
Sydney, January 2012

Leptinella pusilla
Brass Buttons
Sydney, October 2008

Olearia lirata
Snow Daisy Bush
Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Onopordum acanthium
Scotch Thistle
Sydney, August 2006

Osteospermum species
Veldt Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Ozothamnus diosmifolius
Sago Bush
Sydney, October 2008

Podotheca angustifolia
Sticky Longheads
Annuello, Victoria
Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens

Polycalymma sturtii
Poached Egg Daisy
Sydney, August 2006

Rhodanthe anthemoides
Chamomile Sunray
Sydney, August 2006

Senecio cineraria
Dusty Miller
Sydney, January 2008

Senecio cruenta
Cineraria
Concord, August 2006

Senecio lautus
Perennial Ragwort
Sydney, August 2006

Senecio mandraliscae
Blue finger
Wyee, November 2006

Senecio petasitis
Velvet groundsel
Sydney, August 2006

Sigesbeckia orientalis
Indian Weed
Wyee, March 2008

Solidago species
Goldenrod
Sydney, December 2006

Soliva sessilis
Bindii
Bundaberg, July 2007

Sonchus asper
Spiny SowThistle
Concord, November 2006

Sonchus oleraceus
SowThistle
Sydney, August 2006

Stokesia laevis
Stokes's Aster
Sydney, August 2006

Tagetes erecta
African Marigold
Sydney, August 2006

Taraxacum officinale
Dandelion
Sydney, August 2006

Zinnia elegans
Zinnia
Sydney, October 2006

Some caterpillars of Australian Butterflies and Moths favour species in ASTERACEAE for their foodplant, including:


Vanessa cardui

Vanessa kershawi

Eublemma cochylioides

Eublemma rivula

Condica dolorosa

Condica illecta

Tyria jacobaeae

Phaos aglaophara

Tebenna micalis

Nyctemera amicus

Nyctemera baulus

Nyctemera luctuosa

Nyctemera secundiana

Spilosoma canescens

Spilosoma glatignyi

Comostolopis germana

Ctenoplusia albostriata

Thysanoplusia orichalcea

Hellinsia balanotes

Hellinsia lienigianus

Cochylis atricapitana

Cacoecia mnemosyana

Epiblema strenuana

Lorita baccharivora

Helicoverpa armigera

Helicoverpa punctigera

Australothis rubrescens

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(updated 22 November 2014)