Olearia nernstii

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Olearia nernstiiFamily: Asteraceae
Genus: Olearia
Common name: Snow bush
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I was quite surprised when I spotted this showy 2 metre high shrub growing on the rocky hillside just below the Passionist Fathers’ property. From a distance I expected to find that it was a weed but on closer inspection was delighted to find that it is a native species. (September 2012)