Ormiston Gorge | Fauna | Flora

The Hill Sunray (Anemocarpa saxatilis) is a small woolly, occasionally woody, perennial herb with daisy-like flowers, that thrives in rocky ground. The species name saxatilis is Latin for “living among rocks”, alluding to where it is found.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Phylum: Charophyta
  • Class: Equisetopsida
  • Subclass: Magnoliidae
  • Superorder: Asteranae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Genus: Anemocarpa
  • Species: Anemocarpa saxatilis