Olearia arborescens
Olearia arborescens 11.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Olearia
O. arborescens
Binomial name
Olearia arborescens
(G.Forst.) Cockayne & Laing

Olearia arborescens, also known as common tree daisy is a common shrub or small tree of New Zealand. It grows in lowland to alpine scrubland in the North Island from East Cape southwards, and throughout the South and Stewart Islands.

The leaves of the plant are wide, oval-shaped, wavy and toothed, and are greyish underneath. O. arborescens produces white bunched flowers in spring to summer.[1]

Olearia arborescens in flower


Media related to Olearia arborescens at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ "Olearia arborescens". Hebe Society. Retrieved 29 April 2012.