Tufted perennial herb.
- SynonymBrachyscome cardiocarpa
- StoreyLower storey
- Size10-45 cm x 20-25 cm
- Plant groupingHerbs & Groundcovers <1m
- LeavesTuft of dark green to purplish grass-like leaves 4-30 cm x 1-3 mm. Remnants of old leaves often retained. Some narrow leaves on flower stems.
- Flower colourWhite, mauve
- Flowering timeJune to February
- FlowersSingle daisy flowerheads held above leaves on erect stems.
- Bird attractingNo
- Butterfly attractingNectar for butterflies
- Frog habitatNo
- Growing conditionsSwampy soil in grassy wetlands. Full sun, semi shade. Very restricted known occurrence within the Shire.
- Garden useAttractive daisy grown in groups in soil which does not dry out.
- Commercially availableIndigenous nursery
- Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Known from very few local sites. More common outside the Shire boundary.
- Related speciesAllittia uliginosa is similar. It can be found beside swamps rather than in the water. Most leaves will be divided by 1-6 deep lobes, to 11 cm x 4-14 mm.
Photographer/s: 1, 3 Marilyn Bull ©; 2 Marty White/SYR ©