Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).
Occurrence: Uncommon, but may be locally abundant e.g. in northern parts of Smiths Reef forest.
Cut-leaf Daisy is widely planted, particularly as a rockery plant. Some forms have pale-purple to purple petals.
It is a variable species, including variation in the number of chromosomes.
Name. brachy = short; come = hair, referring to the short hairs on the seeds.
Photos 1: Garden specimen with pale purple flowers. 2, 3: Smiths Reef.