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Coast Daisy-bush

Scientific Name: Olearia axillaris

Description: Coast Daisy-bush is a striking coastal plant with silver-coloured, aromatic leaves crowded with tiny yellow flowers during autumn. Coast Daisy-bush is a large, soft, bushy, grey shrub that is common across the Bluff. It is a useful plant for dune stabilisation and is easily identified by its height among the other pioneering plants.

Plant Form: Shrubs
Where to find:
Across the entire Bluff
Narrow woolly blue/grey leaves with edges rolled under
Small, stalkless yellow flower heads along the upper branches
December – May