Arctotheca calendula of the Asteraceae family, also called Cape daisy, Cape dandelion, Cape marigold, Cape weed, is native to southern Africa. This species was widely grown as a garden ornamental in the past and has now become naturalised throughout the southern, central and eastern regions of Australia. It is widespread and common in New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and the southern and western parts of Western Australia. Less common or scattered in Queensland and the southern parts of the Northern Territory. It is is regarded as an environmental weed in Australia.
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