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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Acmella grandiflora var. brachyglossa     (Benth.) R.K.Jansen

This native groundcover is commonly known as swamp daisy.

Acmella grandiflora var. brachyglossa is described as a "higher dicot" in the Asteraceae family.

Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Uncommon in the Fraser Coast region recorded at Tiaro, German Creek and Mt Urah. Also reported at Walliebum, Tuan Forest (Tinnanbar) and Vernon Conservation Park. Not listed as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo but found in damp or wet areas in open forest, grasslands, bogs, swamps and floodplains, and along creeks and roadsides (A.E. Orchard (2020) Acmella grandiflora var. brachyglossa, in (ed.), Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment: Canberra. https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Acmella%20grandiflora%20var.%20brachyglossa [Date Accessed: 17 January 2022]) 

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

Reported at 3 Fraser Coast localities: Tuan Forest, Walliebum, Walligan.


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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