Native plant - Silver daisy bush

  • Fact sheet
  • August 2015
Olearia-pannossa
Silver daisy-bush (Olearia pannosa ssp. Pannosa)

Description

Ecology

Conservation rating

Silver daisy-bush is listed as nationally vulnerable – approximately 1,000 individual plants remaining in the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin. Due to the suckering nature of the plant it is often difficult to determine individual plants.

Threats

Further research is required into the species ecology and population trends.

Olearia-pannosa-shrub

Habitat

Found in mallee and woodland habitats. In mallee habitats the overstorey is dominated by:

Mallee species less commonly found in the overstorey of these habitats:

In woodland habitats the overstorey is dominated by:

The undergrowth is typically dominated by acacia, melaleuca, chenopod shrubs, sedges and grasses.

Distribution

South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

In the South Australian Murray-Darling region, populations are found from Goolwa to Strathalbyn and through to Mannum, and as far north as Burra and Terowie.

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