Common name: Swamp Daisy Bush
Olearia glandulosa (Labill.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Narrow erect shrub to 1.5 m high.
Leaves sticky to touch, alternate, scattered; lamina narrow-linear, 5–52 mm long, 1–2 mm wide; apex narrow-acute, without a mucro; margins tightly rolled with prominent glandular swellings making the leaves look finely crenate; surfaces both dark green, both glabrous, blistered; venation indistinct; sessile or subsessile.
Heads terminal, in compound corymbs, pedunculate, 6–12 mm diam.; peduncle to 14 mm long. Ray florets 15–22, white. Disc florets 16–23, yellow.
Achenes silky; pappus with 35–54 bristles in 2 series.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland or wet heath, in moist gullies, swamps and along river banks, from Mittagong south to Victoria.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST, CC
Other Australian states: Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by N. S. Lander: updated Louisa Murray 18/4/2012
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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