Plants of the Castlemaine District
Violet Daisy-bush - native (Olearia floribunda)
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).
Occurrence: Rare in our district. Recorded along Bells Lane Tk (east of Welshmans Reef, north of Newstead).
- it is a slender shrub to about 1 m tall
- the leaves are small and narrow
- the ray florets of the daisy flower are purple
Photo: Bells Lane Tk, Muckleford State Forest