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DaisyBrachyscome spathulata

Brachyscome at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area

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Brachyscome spathulata at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Dec 2018
Brachyscome spathulata at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Dec 2018
Brachyscome spathulata at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Dec 2018
Brachyscome spathulata at Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area - 28 Dec 2018

Identification history

Daisy Brachyscome spathulata 12 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 4 Jan 2019 Wandiyali
Daisy Brachyscome spathulata 4 Jan 2019 BettyDonWood

3 comments

   4 Jan 2019
Brachyscome spathulata is occasionally white. The number of petals and the number of bracts durrounding the base of the flower head fit that species. However, if the leaves belong to the daisy, they are iffy. Were there leaves on the flower stalk? If they were, I would have to rethink the ID.
I would have expected Brachyscome diverifolia here, which has leaves up the stems. The leaves you have photographed do not fir it, either.
Wandiyali wrote:
   5 Jan 2019
thanks Betty. Yes, the leaves belong to the daisy, and were on the stalk. I will try and get more photos too.
   5 Jan 2019
A photo of at least part of the stalk will help. And a photo of a whole plant.
I think you may have to put a bag eg foot cut off a stocking, over the flower once it starts to fade, and wait till the seed matures so you can collect it. That is the gold standard for Brachyscome IDs.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2018 11:07 AM Recorded on
  • Wandiyali Recorded by
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