Wild growing and toxic to livestock. This introduced weed, Patersons Curse, is also known as Salvation Jane. Dept. of Primary Industries informs that this weed is native to Mediterranean Europe, and northern Africa.
Bucketfuls of flower bunches have been sold in markets labelled Macquarie Bluebells, amongst other quaint names - people are enterprising!
"weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them" (A. A. Milne)
Location: Tottenham, N.S.W.
Quotation: from Brainy Quote