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Bracted Strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum (Vent.) Tzvelev)

Also known as golden everlasting; also classified as Bracteantha bracteata (Vent.) Anderb. & Heagi, Xeranthemum bracteatum Vent., Aphelexis spectabilis Hereman.

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A flowering plant native to southeast Australia, widely planted in gardens and escaped into the wild in some places.

Range - Expand

Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This species has also been introduced in southeast Mexico and well into Central America; we have not yet built the portion of its range map in Mexico.