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  • Plant Information

    Botanical NamePycnosorus chrysanthes
    Common NameGolden Billy-buttons
    Family NameAsteraceae
    DescriptionTufted annual or perennial herb with yellow ball flowers.
    HabitatPlains Grassland.
    EndangeredA less common species in Wyndham.
    Plant TypeHerb
    Comments
    Plant size30cm x 30-90cm
    FoliageLeaves are narrow and silver in colour up to 5cm in length.
    FlowerSingle, bright yellow, ball-shaped flowers up to 15mm in width are produced from September to December and March to May. Flowers are held on tall stalks above the foliage.
    Aboriginal Use
    Information SourceFlora of Melbourne
    Fruit
    Growth RateFast
    TolerancesWet    
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