Brachyscome aculeata

Common Name:

Hill Daisy



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DEJSVWYZ) also NSW, ACT
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Wet sclerophyll woodland or forest 1

Flower Description:

White, sometimes bluish beneath 1


Erect herb 20-60 cm long 1

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 rosette 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora Utas VicFlora

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