Botanical name

Helichrysum niveum

Family

Asteraceae

Description

Twiggy, ericoid shrublet up to 20cm. Leaves small, spreading or reflexed, linear, glabrescent or woolly, margins strongly revolute; flowerheads discoid, in small terminal heads nested in leaves, cylindric, white sometimes pink; florets up to 5; ovary papillate.

Habitat

Coastal sands

Flower Date

Mainly December to February