Giant-headed New Holland Daisy
Seed Head
Murray Mallee Region
Golden Everlasting
Flowering, in profile
 
                      
Golden Everlasting (Xerochrysum bracteatum)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Daisies
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Golden Everlasting (Xerochrysum bracteatum)
This Photo:     Flowering, from above
Other name: Strawflower

Thank you Darren Schmitke for identifying and Matt Endacott for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
These are large flowers for the Mallee region, opening to ~50mm across.

Copyright © 2020-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Sep-2020
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)