Flaxleaf Fleabane
Early Budding
Elachanth (Elachanthus pusillus)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Daisies     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)
Species: Elachanth (Elachanthus pusillus)
This Photo:     🔍Going to Seed🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A small plant with petalless flowers.
It's florets are reminiscent of Grass Cushion, also petalless. While it's sepals look like Hard-headed Daisy.
It has cylindrical leaves. Note in one of the photo's there are lobed leaves showing. This is from a different unrelated plant.

Similar Species: Grass Cushion (Isoetopsis graminifolia) : Hard-headed Daisy (Brachyscome lineariloba)

Copyright © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Sep-2013
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)