Youngia Cass.

1 species native Aust.; Qld, NSW

Youngia japonica (L.) DC.

Annual herb. to 60 cm high. Leaves 1.5–12 cm long; basal and cauline, oblong-ovate, lyrate, pinnatifid; margins finely toothed. Heads numerous 2–3 mm diam. Outer involucre bracts small inner bracts 5 mm long. Florets all ligulate, yellow. Cypsela 1.5–2 mm long with 11–13 ribs. Pappus bristles united at base, 3 mm long. Moist sheltered positions. Fl. most of the year