Common Name

Mossgiel Daisy




Perennial forb to 40cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, to 7cm long, flat, hairy, sticky, edges entire to lobed, each lobe about 2mm wide.  Flower heads with about 40 mauve  'petals' and yellow centres. Flowers single at the ends of the stems. Vulnerable Australia.  Vulnerable NSW.  Protected NSW.

Description (page 650) and line drawing of seed (Fig. 64m page 648) (as Brachycome papillosa) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

PlantNET description with line drawings:

NSW Department of Environment & Heritage profile with line drawing and photos: