Euryops tysonii is a densely leafy shrub with erect stems and yellow daisy flowerheads in axillary clusters at the stem tips. The leaves are elliptic and closely overlapping. The fruit is hairless and ribbed.
The genus Euryops of the family Asteraceae comprises many flowering shrubs in South Africa, known for their attractive yellow daisy flowers. Among these are E. chrysanthemoides, E. evansii, E. tysonii, E. pectinatus and E. virgineus. The latter two are common in South African gardens (Manning, 2009).