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DaisyCassinia sifton

Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub at Frogmore, NSW

Cassinia sifton at Frogmore, NSW - 3 Jul 2019

Identification history

Daisy Cassinia sifton 12 Jul 2019 michaelb
Daisy Cassinia quinquefaria 6 Jul 2019 BettyDonWood
Daisy Cassinia sifton 6 Jul 2019 JanetRussell

3 comments

michaelb wrote:
   7 Jul 2019
I don't think this is Cassinia quinquefaria. The leaves are far too short, and the seed-heads look different. See this example:
Daisy Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) on 5 Aug 2018
   7 Jul 2019
Quinquefaria leaves can be 2 cm long. You are probably right about the flowers looking different in seed, though there seems to be a fair bit of variability. Plantnet says the pappus is up to 2.5 mm long, so it should not look as fluffy as in this photo. On the other hand, I don’t think it looks like Cassinia sifton or Cassinia aculeata either and I cannot think of anything else.
michaelb wrote:
   7 Jul 2019
This is a sighting of Cassinia sifton which looks similar, also photographed in winter:
Daisy Cassinia sifton (Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub) on 6 Jun 2016

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 148.848925-34.271653
  • Altitude 538.1m
  • Places Frogmore, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 3 Jul 2019 11:57 AM Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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