Curious weed

Schkuhria pinnata

  • Also known as poverty weed.
  • Leaves are alternate and 30–60 mm long, finely divided into narrow segments on lower parts and less finely divided on upper parts.
  • Mature plants are erect, bushy, multi-branched and up to 0.4 m tall.
  • The numerous tubular-shaped flowers occur singly at the tips of small branches or short stalks.
  • Flowers are yellow.