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Wild Flowers of Central Australia
Yellow Billybutton
Calocephalus platycephalus

One of the popular yellow flowering plants seen in the arid inland region of central Australia are the yellow 'Billy buttons'.

C. platycephalus has the globular compound yellow flower with a flattened top, approximately 10 - 30 mm wide. It flowers mainly in spring. The stems and leaves are white-woolly, the leaves up to 3 cm long.

Wild Flowers in Central Australia

Yellow Billybutton

Yellow Billybutton (Calocephalus platycephalus)
Yellow Billybutton (Calocephalus platycephalus)
Yellow Billybutton (Calocephalus platycephalus)
Yellow Billybutton (Calocephalus platycephalus)

Yellow Billybutton (Calocephalus platycephalus)

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Source:
PlantNET, New South Wales Flora Online - Calocephalus platycephalus
Australian Aridlands Botnic Garden - Soft billy buttons (Craspedia pleiocephala)
Department of Land Resource Management - Plants (Herbarium) - Plant Species List
 
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