Flower and stem. Photo: Andrew Hodgson, Brookfield Conservation Park, SA

Flowers and stems. Photo: Greg Jordan, unknown place

Plant with flower buds. Photo: Russell Best, Big Desert Wilderness, Vic

Common Name

Club-moss Daisy Bush




Shrub to 2m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, appearing clustered, 0.05-0.25cm long, less than 1mm wide, flat and thick, upper surface hairless or sparsely hairy, lower surface woolly, the margins rolled downwards.  Flowers with 3-7 white 'petals' and yellow or mauve to purple centres.  Flower heads cylindrical, borne singly, or sometimes in loose groups or tight groups appearing like spikes, at the tops of the branches.

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 pages 642-643

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