Flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Australian National Botanic Gardens, ACT

Shrub. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: S Donaldson, Nombinnie Nature Reserve, NSW

Common Name

Slender Daisy Bush, Shiny Daisy-bush




Shrub to 2.5m tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems or scattered.  Leaves 0.25-0.7cm long, to 1.5mm wide, linear, flattened cylindrical, hairless, sticky, with smooth edges, and rounded or pointed tips.  Flowers with 5-15 white, pale pink, or mauve ‘petals’, with yellow or pink to mauve centres.  Flower heads bell-shaped, borne singly or in dense clusters of 2-8 at the tops of the stems. Rare Vic (as Olearia passerinoides).

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