Common name: Austral Centaury / Common Centaury
Grimwade sheet number: 40
Original identification: Erythraea centaurium
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria): Vic. All regions except MMAL, WIM - naturalized all states except NT; native to Europe and Western Asia.
Except the far-north, north-west and heavy soils of the volcanic plain, a common and widespread weed of gardens, roadsides and bushland near cities and towns.
Flowering time: October - February