Tufted erect herb up to 0.5 m tall, forming colonies up to 1 m wide or more. Leaves oblong to 8 cm long, with narrow or deep lobes giving a toother appearance, with few stem leaves. Distinctive large bright yellow flowers with five petals held in groups of two and three, bent sharply downwards.
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Mother Ducks, Scrambled Eggs
Large bright yellow flowers to 5 cm wide, hairless on the outside and densely hairy inside.
Perennial. Widespread in grasslands, grassy woodlands and open forests across Vic. Tolerates dry conditions - may completely die back during summer and regenerate from underground rhizomes after rain. Can survive in lightly grazed paddocks.
Oct-Nov and Mar-May
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia