Poached Egg Daisy,

Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Polycalymma
Species: stuartii
Main Flower Colour: Yellow

Description

The Poached egg daisy is one of the most abundant and conspicuous plants on sand plains and dunefields during good seasons. It is a stout, erect herb of 10-50 cm in height. It flowers in spring and in years of good autumn rainfall preceding a dry summer, the plant is sometimes so abundant that patches appear as a sea of yellow and white.

Flowering start in July and ends in October.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

References

Created: 30 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GAW - Gawler

GVD - Great Victoria Desert

STP - Stony Plains

SSD - Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields

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