Common Name

Grey Sunray, Small White Sunray




Annual forb to 30cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-4cm long, 1-6mm wide, somewhat stem-clasping, linear to flat, hairy, often with wavy margins.  Flowers with many white ‘petals’ and a yellow centre. Flower heads oval, becoming top-shaped, in open groups of 2-20 at the ends of the stems.

Description and photo (as Helipterum corymbiflorum) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 691

PlantNET description:

Photo of flowers. Australian Plant Image Index, photographer Murray Fagg, between Hay and Narrandera, NSW