Plants. Australian Plant Image Index. Photo: Dave Mallinson, Macquarie Marshes, NSW

Plant in Murray flood waters. Photo: Russell Best, Ned's Corner Station Reserve, Lake Cullulleraine, Vic

Plant. Photo: Chris Lindorff, Ned's Corner Station Reserve, Lake Cullulleraine, Vic

Common Name

Swamp Daisy




Perennial forb to 60cm tall.  Leaves at the base of the plant and alternating up the stems, 3-10cm long, 1-2.5mm wide, linear to flat, hairless, with pointed tips.  Flower heads with 20-50 white 'petals' and a yellow centre. Flowers single at the ends of the stems. Rare SA.

Description and photo (page 649) and line drawing of seed (Fig. 64h page 648) (as Brachycome basaltica var. gracilis) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

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