Guernsey fleabane

Conyza sumatrensis

Description:
Guernsey Fleabane
Facts:

The Guernsey Fleabane also known as the Sumatran Fleabane comes from neither of those areaas but originates in the Peruvian Andes.

It was first recorded in the UK in the early 1980s with the first record in London in 1984 although it was first recorded in the channel islands some years earlier.

Introduced:

1980s on UK mainland earlier in Channel Isles
Origin:
Peru
Location:
Frequent in parts of the London area and the Channel Isles. Scattered elsewhere in Southern England
Status:
Increasing
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