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Common Cassinia - a native (Cassinia aculeata)

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Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).


Occurrence: Uncommon. A patch of Common Cassinia is growing in Wattle Flat forest. It is more abundant in the southern forests.


In the very similar Shiny Cassinia (C. longifolia) the central underleaf vein is readily visible.

Photo 1: Walmer Flora Reserve 2001. It appears to be extinct in this locality.

dogwood Photo 2: Common Cassinia. Toolangi.