Fresh Male Flowers
Compared to Bluebush Daisy
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Species:||Pearl Bluebush (Maireana sedifolia)|
|This Photo:||Old Male Flowers|
|Other names:||Dense Bluebush or Bluebush|
|Similar Species:||Bluebush Daisy|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
These are very easy to spot.
They are very bright at certain times of year and almost glow.
Like the old silver Xmas trees.
Medium sized bushes with cylindrical grey/silver leaves.
From a distance, very easy to confuse with Bluebush Daisy in shape and colour. Up close it's easy to spot the difference.
Generally smaller than the Bluebush Daisy in our area.
Leaves are very felted / covered in silky fibres (which is shiny).