Common names: Beach Cineraria
Description: Erect annual herb, up to 100 cm high with ribbed, slightly pubescent stems.
Flowers: Daisy, flowering in many different colors. Flowers group together terminally. Centers are bright yellow with pollen. Once pollinated, flower heads turn into seeds 2 mm long with 6-8 mm long pappus, white and fluffy.
Leaves: Lower leaves are obovate to lanceolate, usually 5 to 10 cm long with toothed or pinnatifid margins.Surface is scarbous.
Reproduction: By seed, wind dispersal.
Flowering: September through March
Habitat and Ecology: Native to Africa.