Bluebush Daisy
Several Seeds Fell together
Ellura
Bluebush Daisy
Single Seed, End
 
                      
Bluebush Daisy (Cratystylis conocephala)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)
Species: Bluebush Daisy (Cratystylis conocephala)
This Photo:     Single Seed, with Ant
Other names: Bluebush or Blue-bush Daisy

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
From a distance, very easy to confuse with Pearl Bluebush in shape and colour (hence the name we suspect). Up close it's easy to spot the difference.
Generally larger than the Pearl Bluebush in our area.

Similar Species: Pearl Bluebush (Maireana sedifolia)

Copyright © 2014-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Jan-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)