Euchiton sphaericus

Family Asteraceae

Erect herb to 50 cm, rarely biennial.

Flowers: Small in compact head, at any time of the year.

Fruit: Achene 0.7 mm long with pappus of non-persistent bristles 2 mm long.

Seed: Wind dispersed.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Disturbed sites and roadside habitats in full sun to partial shade.
  • Infrequent at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • Probably killed by fire.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Euchiton sphaericus flower

Euchiton sphaericus seed