Splendid Daisy-bush
Seeded - In Seed
Ellura
Mueller's Daisy-bush
Bush in Flower
 
                      
Splendid Daisy-bush (Olearia magniflora)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Splendid Daisy-bush (Olearia magniflora)
This Photo:     Blooming

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

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
Usually this bush likes to live with in the safety of another bush
When on its own it's a very straggly looking affair.
Beautiful large pale purple flowers
Leaves are stiff and like shovels, with up to 4 small prongs coming out the side.

Copyright © 2020-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Sep-2020
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)