Olearia glutinosa

Common name: 

Sticky Daisy-bush

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (EKPTWZ) also SA, NSW

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

Coastal dunes and sandstone or limestone cliffs1

Flower description:

Mauve, pink or white with violet, white or yellow centres1


Bushy shrub to 2 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Narrow, greyish, sticky leaves are 18-40 mm long with a prominent midrib on the underside. Stems and leaves are do not have hairs2,1

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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
2 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.