A purple sea over the dunes Rottnest Island Daisy

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This is a small plant which grows in clumps measuring about 0.2-1 m by 0.2-0.8 m.  The Rottnest Island Daisy is an erect (grows upright) annual plant. Annual means the plant goes through its whole life-cycle in one growing season.

It has distinctive pale to deep blue flowers which grow in flat or slightly curved clusters which are about 6 cm wide. These flower clusters are called umbels. The flower stalks are hairy and about 20 cm long. This plant’s leaves are oval shaped.

Where you can find a Rottnest Island Daisy

Conservation Status

All Rottnest Island’s flora is protected under the Rottnest Island Authority Act 1987.
  • Extinct
  • Extinct in Wild
  • Critically Endangered
  • Endangered
  • Vulnerable
  • Near Threatened
  • Least Concerned

Help keep Rottnest's flora healthy

  • Do use water wisely on Rottnest
  • Do keep to designated tracks
  • Do take litter with you or use bins provided