Common Name: Flannel Flower
Botanical Name: Actinotus helianthi
Meaning of Name: Actinotus – From Greek, meaning having rays, referring to the bracts around the flowers.
helianthi – From Greek meaning like a sunflower.
Height: grows up to 1m high.
Range: NSW coast to South of Queensland.
Leaves: Deeply divided, greyish.
Flowers: Tiny. Clustered. Surrounded by white large furry bracts.
Flowering Time: Usually Spring. Commonly seen after fire.
Found on sandstone throughout The Hills Shire.