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Pollen calendar - guide to common allergenic pollen

Pellitory/Asthma weed

Pellitory / Asthma weed
Pariettaria judaica
Pellitory weed
This weed grows up to 60cm high and has a woody red hairy stem and hairy alternate leaves. Florets grow in the axils of leaves closely applied to the stem and are white to pink in colour. This is an urban weed colonising the lower North Shore of Sydney but spreading to inner-city areas. It has been reported in Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle.
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