Plants of the Castlemaine District

Common Pipewort - native (Eriocaulon scariosum)

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Family: Eriocaulaceae (Pipewort family).

Native of Vic. and NSW.

Occurrence: Rare. Wet areas. Recorded from the east side of Mt Alexander. I have not seen it growing.


The flower cluster resembles a small button daisy, with fringed bracts at the flower base.

VROTS: vulnerable.

Name. Eriocaulon: woolly stems.

Image: Common Pipewort flower stalks. East of Mt Alexander.