Plants of the Castlemaine District e?
Shiny Cassinia- a native (Cassinia longifolia)
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family)
Occurrence: Generally uncommon. It becomes more abundant in the southern forests.
- it is a slender shrub with flat-topped sprays of white flowers
- the individual florets are small
- the leaves are narrow
- the central vein is readily seen on the undersurface of the leaves.
In the very simlar Common Cassinia (C. aculeata) the rolled over leaves obscure the undersurfaces.