Mueller's Daisy-bush
Husk - Seeding - In Seed
Pimelea Daisy-bush
Mueller's Daisy-bush (Olearia muelleri)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Mueller's Daisy-bush (Olearia muelleri)
This Photo:     Husk after Rain
Other name: Goldfield's Daisy

Thank you Ralph Foster & Dr Kym Nicolson for confirming the id of this species for us

EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
We had a decent rainfall on 13th January, and all the dried Muelleri husks closed up!
After the rains they opened out again, just like a flower at night, but these are dead?
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Small, round, green, succulent leaves. Small white flowers, yellow centres.
A dense bush with stems that go from stiff green to grey wood with age.

Copyright © 2013-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Jan-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)