I found this plant at an outdoor carpark near my place in January 2016. As far as my search went, this plant had not been reported in Singapore. At first, I had identified it as Bellis azorica, a small daisy found on the island of Azores in Europe. In February 2017, I found its picture in a wildflower pictorial guide book from Taiwan (都會野花野草圖鑑) published in 2011 (page 79) with its botanical name as Erigeron bellioides (Chinese name: 類雛菊飛蓬). Soon, I found out that it was naturalised in Taiwan before 2009 . Due to its small size and low-lying nature, it could easily be treated as one of the many weedy plant in the surrounding area.
 Jung MJ, Hsu TC, Chung SW, Peng CI. Three newly naturalized Asteraceae plants in Taiwan. Taiwania 2009;54(1):76-81. | Read Article |