Is it a native?
Tufted Burr-daisy - a native (Calotis scapigera)
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family)
Occurrence: Rare. Recorded for Cairn Curran.
- it is an erect herb
- the daisy flowers have white radiating petals
- the leaves at the base and along the stem are usually toothed
- the seeds have stout spines, with smaller spines between (and hence the name "burr daisy").
Photo: Herbarium specimen. L: The seed head with burrs. M: Flower. R: Entire plant.