Australian flannel flower
The genus Actinotus contains 20 species, 19 of which are endemic to this country. Actinotus helianthi has a natural range extending from central and south-eastern Queensland down to the south coast of New South Wales.
Varying in height from 50 cm up to 1.5 m. Depending on the environment, the nature of the plant varies between a large herbaceous plant and a small shrub. The entire plant has a soft, woolly feel due to the presence of white hairs. Flowers are surrounded by green-tipped, white bracts.
"Actinotus helianthi", known as the flannel flower, is a common species of flowering plant native to the bushland around Sydney.
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