Plants of the Castlemaine District
Scaly Buttons - native (Leptorhynchos squamatus)
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).
- it grows to about 30cm high
- it has a basal rosettle of narrow leaves
- it has several unbranched stems from the base of the plant
- flower stalks are slender, but not wiry
- the seeds have 8 to 10 bristles
- it flowers in late spring or early summer.