Brachyscome spathulata subsp. spathulata

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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:

Mauve1

Habit:

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

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

Not threatened

References:

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