Xerochrysum viscosum

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Xerochrysum viscosum
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Xerochrysum
Species: X. viscosum
Binomial name
Xerochrysum viscosum
(Sieber ex Spreng.) R.J.Bayer

Xerochrysum viscosum (syn. Bracteantha viscosa (DC.) Anderb., Helichrysum viscosum Sieber ex Spreng., Helichrysum bracteatum var. viscosum Sieber ex DC., sticky everlasting) is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to Australia, growing in Victoria and New South Wales.[1]

It is a sticky everlasting erect viscid herb. It is usually annual, though sometimes perennial, mainly flowers in spring and summer.[2] The plant normally grows from 20–80 centimetres (7.9–31.5 in) high, and is usually much branched.[2] Inflorescence bracts are papery and yellow in colour.[1]


  1. ^ a b PlantNET: Xerochrysum vicosum
  2. ^ a b Walker, Karen; Burrows, Geoff; McMahon, Lynne (2001). 'Bidgee bush : an identification guide to common native plant species of the south western slopes of New South Wales. Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory: Greening Australia. p. 92. ISBN 1-875345-61-2. 

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