Olearia stuartii

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Olearia stuartii
Olearia stuartii.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae
Genus: Olearia
Species: O. stuartii
Binomial name
Olearia stuartii
(F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Benth.[1]
Synonyms
  • Aster megalodontus F.Muell.
  • Aster stuartii (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
  • Eurybia stuartii F.Muell.

Olearia stuartii is a shrub or subshrub species in the Asteraceae family.[2]

It has an erect, branching habit and grows to between 40 and 90 cm high. The stems are woody and leaves are 10 to 25 mm long and 2 to 8 mm wide. The daisy-like flowerheads appear between June and September in the species native range. These have blue to mauve ray florets and yellow disc florets.[2]

The species occurs in woodland and on rocky hills in Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olearia stuartii". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  2. ^ a b c "Olearia stuartii". Electronic Flora of South Australia Fact Sheet. State Herbarium of South Australia. Retrieved 2009-11-22.