Olearia argophylla



Olearia argophylla is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. Commonly known as musk daisy bush,Olearia argophylla is found in New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.
It grows as a tall shrub or tree characteristic of wet sclerophyll forest. Its bark is grey, fissured to ribbony, flaky and its branchlets covered in dense silvery hairs. It has large, alternate, ovate to broadly elliptic, shiny dark-green leaves with a silvery underside 6–15 cm long x 2–7 cm wide, often (but not always) with slightly serrated margins and roughly 25mm petiole. It has many pseudanthium 12-27mm in diameter, with 3-8 white ray florets and 3-8 yellow disc florets arranged in large terminal bunches.Olearia argophylla flowers mainly between September–April.

98.00 Location Many specimens form part of the Tarwin River bank restoration plantings by the West Gippsland CMA in 2009/11

SKU: 98 TAG: River restoration planting

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