Common Name

Dainty Everlasting




Slender annual or perennial forb to 20cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 1.5-4cm long, about 1mm wide, linear, hairless, with scattered sticky hairs, often woolly near the base, with the edges turned down.  Flowers white or yellow with a yellow centre, with many 'petals'. Flower heads broad cylindrical to bell-shaped, in open clusters at the ends of the stems.

Description (page 698) and photo (page 699) (as Helichrysum semifertile) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

PlantNET description with photo of dried specimen: