Brachyscome spathulata subsp. spathulata

Common name: 

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DJPRSTVWYZ) also NSW, ACT

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

Drier heathy sites north of Tidal River1

Flower description:



Erect herb to 60 cm2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Basal leaves are broad at the tip and narrower at the base (spathulate) and roundly toothed. Flowers are borne on purplish stems1

Image of Brachyscome spathulata spathulata
Image of Brachyscome spathulata spathulata Image: Alison Kellow
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria