Variable Daisy
About to Seed
Woolly Variable Daisy
Leaf, bud stem
Woolly Variable Daisy (Brachyscome ciliaris var lanuginosa)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida)
Order: Sunflowers (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Woolly Variable Daisy (Brachyscome ciliaris var lanuginosa)
This Photo:     Leaf
Synonym: Brachycome ciliaris var lanuginosa

Thank you Dr Manfred Jusaitis for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Pale lilac flowers with about 40 petals that curl under at the tips. Yellow & pale green centre.
Green leaves are succulent and hairy.
It has a very long stem compared to the bulk of the plant.

Copyright © 2012-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 12-Aug-2012
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)