Plants of the Castlemaine District

Austral Sunray - native (Triptilodiscus pygmaeus)


Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family).

Occurrence: Moderately common in open areas e.g. grasslands and woodlands.

Other name: Helipterum australe.

Recognise by

tri: three; ptilos: feathered; diskos: disk, the seeds usually have three feathery bristles.

Photos 1 and 3: Smiths Reef. 2: Barkly. The floral tubes are bent outwards.