Bluebush Daisy; Bluebush; Greybush
Shrub 70cm-1.8m tall. Leaves alternating along the stem, 0.4-1cm long, 2-4mm wide, flat, hairy, with smooth edges and more or less blunt tips. Flower heads white with brownish bracts and green bases, cylindrical, with 0 'petals', borne stalkless and singly at the ends of short branchlets. Resembles Maireana astrotricha and Maireana sedifolia in general appearance when not in flower. Endangered NSW. Protected NSW. Endangered Vic.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 683
NSW Department of Environment & Heritage profile: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspeciesapp/profile.aspx?id=10182