Olearia ramulosa

Common Name:

Twiggy Daisy-bush



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Eastern Highlands, Snowfields, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEHJKNPRSTWZ)
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Tea-tree heath and coastal heaths and forests 1

Flower Description:

White, mauve or blue heads with yellow or mauve centres 2


Shrub 0.3-2 m high 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This is a spindly shrub with crowded leaves that are to 15 mm long. Small flower heads are in the axils of branches 1,2


Image: Alison Kellow
Image: Alison Kellow

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria