Shrub Goldilocks in dunes, Tresco, Isles of Scilly
Flowerhead - mainly unopen florets
Stem with leaves
Chrysocoma coma aurea
May to December
The garden plant found throughout the country.
The naturalised escape is found in the Isles of Scilly.
For a map see the National Biodiversity Network Gateway
It grows in dry, sandy places.
It is a neophyte, introduced from South Africa.
It is listed internationally as an invasive alien and a garden thug.
Shrub Goldilocks is a bushy, perennial herb, growing up to 50cm.
Flower heads are up to 1cm across and made up of yellow,
Leaves are linear.
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