Olearia erubescens

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Olearia erubescens
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Olearia erubescens
in Kinglake National Park, Victoria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Olearia
Species: O. erubescens
Binomial name
Olearia erubescens
(DC.) Dippel[1]

Olearia erubescens, commonly known as moth daisy-bush or pink-tip daisy-bush, is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family. It is a shrub with stiff, prickly leaves and white "daisy" flowers, growing up to 2 metres high. The species occurs in South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Olearia erubescens". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 
  2. ^ Wild Plants of Victoria (database). Viridans Biological Databases & Department of Sustainability and Environment. 2009. 
  3. ^ "Olearia erubescens". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2010-10-18.