Plants of the Castlemaine District

Hoary Sunray - native (Leucochrysum albicans var. albicans)


Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).


Other names: It was formerly known as Helipterum albicans.

Occurrence: Scattered. It may be locally abundant. It appears to favour roads and railways e.g. beside the railway at Chewton and the Midland Highway at Harcourt. It was once abundant around the Harcourt railway station.


Photos 1, 2, 3: Garden specimens.

daisydaisy1 harcourt Hoary Sunray at the Harcourt railway station c1978.