Brachyscome aculeata

Common name: 

Hill Daisy

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DEJSVWYZ) also NSW, ACT

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wet sclerophyll woodland or forest1

Flower description:

White, sometimes bluish beneath1


Erect herb 20-60 cm long1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Distinguished from other Brachyscome present at the Prom by the leaves being mostly borne on the stem rather than in a basal rosette1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria