Common name: New England Daisy
Brachyscome nova-anglica G.L.Davis APNI*
Synonyms: Brachycome nova-anglica G.L.Davis APNI*
Description: Ascending perennial to 35 cm high, glandular and septate-hairy.
Leaves cauline, oblanceolate, to c. 5 cm long, to 9 mm wide, with 2–9 acute lobes towards apex; sessile.
Heads solitary, c. 6 mm diam.; peduncle to 14 cm long, glabrous to glandular-pubescent, bract solitary or absent; involucral bracts obtuse to acute, lacerate, densely glandular. Ray florets white to violet; ligule c. 6 mm long.
Achenes obovate, flattened, 1.7–2.1 mm long, black, faces conspicuously tuberculate, with minute glandular hairs on the tubercles; pappus of straw-coloured bristles c. 0.2 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest, often on slopes or among boulders; chiefly from Tingha to Nundle.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT, NWS, CWS
Text by J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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