Is it a native?

Cut-leaf Daisy - native (Brachyscome multifida)

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Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).


Occurrence: Uncommon, but may be locally abundant e.g. in northern parts of Smiths Reef forest.


Cut-leaf Daisy is widely planted, particularly as a rockery plant. Some forms have pale-purple to purple petals.

It is a variable species, including variation in the number of chromosomes.

Name. brachy = short; come = hair, referring to the short hairs on the seeds.

Photos 1: Garden specimen with pale purple flowers. 2, 3: Smiths Reef.