Poached Egg Daisy,

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


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.


The main flower colour is yellow.


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Bio Regions

Gawler (GAW), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Stony Plains (STP), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD)

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