Burrs. Photo: Richard Hartland, Terrick Terrick, Vic

Plant with burrs. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Plant with burrs. Unknown photographer, Trust for Nature, Ned's Corner Station, Lake Cullulleraine, Vic

Mat. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Bogan Flea; Hairy Burr -daisy, Bindyi




Annual forb 2-10cm cm tall or prostrate to sprawling.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.5-2cm long, 1-7mm wide, flat, rough to hairy, edges entire or the tips with 3-5 teeth.  Flower heads whitish green, with about 10 tiny yellow ‘petals’, many flowers in open groups at the tops of the stems.  Seeds hairy, with 5-6 spines.

Description and photograph of flowering plant (page 653) and line drawing of seed (Fig. 65a, page 654) iin 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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