An erect herb growing 0.3-1 m tall. Leaves without stalks, up to 10 cm long and 8 mm wide, and spaced along the stem, becoming larger towards the base of the plant. Flowerheads golden-yellow, up to 5 cm wide.
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Has short, cobweb like hairs on the margins of the leaves and stems. Large yellow daisy flowers.
Perennial. Grows in boggy ground, swamps, winter-wet grasslands and along swampy waterways. Palustris is the Latin for marshy, the preferred habitat.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia