Purple Burr-daisy, Burr-daisy, Bindi-eye, Blue Burr-daisy, Bogan Flea, Wedge-leaved Calotis.
Up to 0.6m.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA, NT, WA.
Various soils and situations.
Perennial erect or prostrate herb to 60cm high, more or less woody at base.
Flowers throughout year, but mainly spring. Flowers lilac, purple or white with yellow centres.
From seed or cuttings.
Regenerates from seed or from old plants in autumn.
Regarded as useful stock forage, especially for cattle, although barbed seeds can be problematic.
Other species in region include Yellow Burr Daisy - Calotis lappulacea.