Brachyscome melanocarpa (Black-seed daisy)

Annual or non-woody perennial herb. Regarded as having no collections definitely attributed to Victoria, this species occurs in south-west New South Wales close to the Victorian border and may be expected in the far north-west of the State. There are no previous records of this species in Victoria until the Bushblitz botanical team conducted surveys at Neds Corner Station in December 2011, discovering the black-seed daisy in two sites on the chenopod plain at Neds Corner Station. Also found in Qld, NSW and SA. Grows to about 45 centimetres. Flowers are either white or lilac in colour with a yellow centre. Distinctive black seeds. Click here to read more about the new plant record for Victoria..







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