Coastal Daisy-Bush

Olearia axillaris (DC.) F.Muell. ex Benth.

An erect shrubby herb with many branches, densely covered with small leaves, and has a silvery green appearance. The leaves are small and plentiful, in whorled arrangement at the stem, and covered in fine white hairs which contribute to the silvery colour of the shrub.

It was one of the first Australian edible plants to be recognised as such by Europeans

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What habitats does Olearia axillaris live in?

It is found in the vegetation claiming sand dunes, and also appears on limestone and rocky slopes along the coastline.

What is the distribution of Olearia axillaris?

The Coastal Daisy Bush occurs in the coastal regions of Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.

How big does Olearia axillaris grow?

Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m meters tall

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