Plants of the Castlemaine District
Wiry Buttons - native (Leptorhynchos tenuifolius)
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).
- it grows to about 30cm high
- its leaves are very narrow and wiry
- it is usually branched
- flowering stems are very slender and wiry
- the seeds have 4 to 6 bristles
- it flowers in late spring or early summer.
Photos: Fryers Ridge and Castlemaine.