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Plant. Photo: [email protected], Epping Forest, Tas

Plants. Photo: [email protected] , Epping Forest, Tas

Plant. Photo: Tindo2, Tas

Common Name

Tiny Daisy, Rayless Daisy

Family

Asteraceae

Notes

Annual forb to 10cm tall.  Leaves opposite each other, sheathing at the base, 0.4-3cm long, flat to linear, hairless to sticky hairy, the lowermost with entire margins, the others lobed with pointed tips, lobes 1mm wide.  Flowers with 15-18 tiny white 'petals' and yellow centres. Flowers single at the ends of the stems. Brachyscome perpusilla var. tenella in NSW.

Description and photo (as Brachycome perpusilla var. tenella) (page 653) and line drawing of seed (Fig. 64x page 648)  in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 653

PlantNET description with line drawings and photos of dried plants:  http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=in&name=Brachyscome~perpusilla