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ragwort, applebush
Pterocaulon sphacelatum
Plant Family :Asteraceae
Plant Form :herb
Growth Habit :Perennial herb to 2m high which is densely hairy and aromatic.
Fruiting Season :Autum - Winter.
Description :The leaves have been used for congestion and colds, as a wash for ringworm, scabies and sores and as a mosquito repellant.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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