Woolly New Holland Daisy
Woolly New Holland Daisy
Seed Heads
Woolly New Holland Daisy (Vittadinia gracilis)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Daisies
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Woolly New Holland Daisy (Vittadinia gracilis)
This Photo:     Petals Dried
Synonym: Vittadinia triloba var lanuginosa
Other name: Fuzzweed

Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A grey looking small bush.
The flowers, on the end of stems, have Lilac petals with yellow centre.
When it seeds the seed head is a brilliant white, with seeds being carried away in the wind.

Copyright © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Oct-2010
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)