Common Name

Black-seeded Daisy, Blue Daisy




Perennial forb to 45cm tall. Basal leaves flat, lobed, 10-20mm wide, sticky hairy, usually withering early. Stem leaves alternating up the stems, narrow and flat, 2-5.5cm long, to 10mm wide, sticky hairy, toothed to lobed. Flowers with about 20 white to bright pink to violet 'petals' and yellow centres. Flowers single at the ends of the stems.

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

PlantNET description:

Photo of flowering plant. Australian Plant Image Index, photographer Murray Fagg, Bankstown Council garden, NSW