Sphagneticola trilobata

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds; World's Worst Invasive Alien Species]
Common namesCreeping Ox-eye, Singapore Daisy, Trailing Daisy, Wedelia, Wild Marigold
SynonymsComplaya trilobata (L.) Strother; Polymnia carnosa var. carnosa; Polymnia crenata (Rich.) Poir.; Seruneum trilobatum (L.) Kuntze; Silphium trilobatum L.; Sphagneticola ulei O.Hoffm.; Stemmodontia carnosa (Rich.) Cook & Collins; Stemmodontia carnosa (Rich.) O.F.Cook & G.N.Collins; Thelechitonia trilobata (L.) H.Rob. & Cuatrec.; Verbesina carnosa (Rich.) M.Gómez; Verbesina carnosa var. carnosa; Verbesina tridentata Spreng.; Wedelia brasiliensis (Spreng.) S.F.Blake; Wedelia brasiliensis var. brasiliensis; Wedelia carnosa Rich. [Illegitimate]; Wedelia carnosa var. carnosa; Wedelia carnosa var. triloba Rich. ex DC.; Wedelia paludicola Poepp.; Wedelia paludosa DC.; Wedelia paludosa var. paludosa; Wedelia paludosa var. vialis DC.; Wedelia triloba (Rich. ex DC.) Bello; Wedelia trilobata (L.) Hitchc.; Wedelia trilobata A.St.-Hil.
Growth formVine/scrambler/climber, Herb
Seed dispersal morphologyInformation unavailable
Maximum height (m)0.7
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America, South America
Exotic range (Australia)WA, Christmas Island, NT, QLD, NSW
Exotic range (other)Pacific Ocean Islands, Indian Ocean Islands, North America, Africa, Asia, Atlantic Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Garden escape, Agricultural land, Roadsides, Disturbed areas (including trails), Wastelands, Riparian systems
Soil type (exotic)Well drained, Moist soils
Decade of introduction1970

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Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30026304200030
RCP 8.5 2050 30026323800026
RCP 8.5 2070 30026323400030

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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