Drummond's Everlasting Daisy, Pompom daisy

Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Cephalipterum
Species: drummondii
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

Springtime splendour, when vast areas of red sand come alight with these amazing everlastings. Slender upright herb, leaves elongated. Flowers in heads 2 to 3cm across that can be white, yellow or pink. Large papery bracts make up the conspicuous part of the infloresence (flower head).

Flowering start in July and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. Infloresence with large papery bracts, usually white or yellow.

References

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7922
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Cephalipterum+drummondii#tab_gallery

Created: 16 Apr 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 26 Oct 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

AVW - Avon Wheatbelt

GES - Geraldton Sandplains

CAR - Carnarvon

YAL - Yalgoo

GVD - Great Victoria Desert

Specifics

around Mullewa,

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