Poached Egg Daisy
One of the most abundant and conspicuous plants
across the sand plains and dunes of Central Australia, the Poached Egg Daisy is
seen flowering in spring and in years of good autumn / winter rain. It can be
seen in extending into the outback regions of Queensland, New South Wales,
Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Formerly the genus Myriocephalus (speicies: Myriocephalus stuartii),
this daisy looks good on mass, being commonly known as Poached Egg Daisy.
Named after John McDouall Stuart,
this is annual grows up to 50 cm high, has hairy stems, with leaves on
the lower part of the stem. The flower appear on a long stem, measuring between
2-4 cm in diameter.