The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Botany picture #149: Cassinia quinquefaria
One of the few plants still in flower this late in the year, we saw a lot of Cassinia quinquefaria (Asteraceae) on our recent walk on Mount Ainslie. It is a weak-stemmed shrub with aromatic leaves. This is about as pretty as it gets.