Alpine Sunray

Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Leucochrysum
Species: albicans subsp. alpinum
Main Flower Colour: White


The Alpine Sunray is a low-growing, spreading perennial herb with grey-green foliage, and an inflorescence of a single flower head with a yellow disc centre and papery white radiating bracts, although outer bracts may have a pink tinge. The leaves are narrow to broad-obovate, 5–9 mm wide.

Flowering start in November and ends in February.


The main flower colour is white. Previously named as Helipterum albicans subsp. alpinum

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Bio Regions

SEH - South Eastern Highlands


Brindabella Ranges NSW/ACT

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