Small herb up to 20 cm tall by 10 cm wide. Leaves dull green, up to 60 cm long, arranged in a rosette. Single brownish-green daisy-like flowerheads with 15-30 pale petal-like bracts held upright on a short stout stalk.
|Former Scientific Name||
Solenogyne gunnii var. belliodes, Lagenophora gunnii
Whole plant softly hairy. Leaves 9-13 toothed in a rosette at the base of the plant.
Perennial. Grows in depressions in moist soils and disturbed areas.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Favoured by mowing or slashing, which reduces crowding out by taller grasses. Short stature and prostrate form also protect it from grazing.
Often co-exist with S. dominii which is hairless and has many (>35) small petals making up the daisy flower.