Plant. Australian Plant Image Index, photo R Hill, Wilpena Pound, SA

Flower. Photo Don Wood, ACT

Flower and seeds. Photo Chris Lindorff, Ned's Corner Station Reserve, Lake Cullulleraine, Vic

Common Name

Yam Daisy, Murrnong, Native Yam, Plains Yam-daisy




Perennial forb to 40cm tall. Leafless in summer. Leaves at the base of the plant, 4-30cm long, 2-15mm wide, flat, hairless, with entire, toothed, or lobed  edges, and pointed tips. Flowers yellow, with many 'petals'. Flower heads cylindrical, borne singly at the ends of the branches. Vulnerable 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 713

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