Brachyscome 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
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Drier heathy sites north of Tidal River 1

Flower Description:

Mauve 1


Erect herb to 60 cm 2

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 stems 1


Image: Alison Kellow

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora Unimelb VicFlora

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