Plants of the Castlemaine District

Austral Bear's-ear - native (Cymbonotus preissianus)

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Family: Asterceae (Daisy family).


Occurrence: Scattered. It is moderately common on Mt Alexander.

Identify by:

Name. cymbos: Greek for boat; notos: back, for the keeled back of the seeds; preissianus: after Johann Ludwig Preiss, 1811-83, who collected plants in WA.

Austral Bear's-ear. Mt Alexander.