Plants of the Castlemaine District
Grey Everlasting- native (Ozothamnus obcordatus)
Occurrence: A common and widespread bushland plant.
- it is an erect shrub
- it has small oval leaves that are glossy-green above and grey beneath
- it has clusters of small yellow button flowers
- the flowers turn grey as they mature (and hence"grey everlasting").
Photos: 1: In bud. Eureka. 2: Eureka. 3: Lockwood Cemetery.
4: Branch showing leaf undersurface. This photo: Max Schlachter.