Vittadinia sulcata

Family Asteraceae


Woody herb 10–40 cm high. Longevity up to 10 years.

Flowers: Pale blue–mauve, October–April.

Fruit: Achene 4–7 mm long, with pappus of hairs 4–8 mm long.

Seed: Wind-dispersed. Germinate readily without treatment.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Woodland habitat.
  • Occasional, localised patches in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Vittadinia sulcata flower

Vittadinia sulcata fruit