Hairy/Felted Back of Leaf
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Species:||Short-leaf Daisy-bush (Olearia brachyphylla)|
|This Photo:||New Bud showing Felt|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Small white flower with 8 petals. Buds are green & white with red highlights.
Leaves are very small and felted underneath.
Stems are soft and pale green when new, hardening to grey wood with age.
A low dense bush, which blends into the background until it flowers, when it stands out like a beacon.