Senecio linearifolius var. intermedius I.Thomps.

Muelleria 20: 98 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Plants slightly glaucous at least on newer growth. Upper-stem leaves narrow to very narrow-elliptic, narrow-lanceolate or linear to narrow-linear, to 12 cm long, with l:w ratio 6–30; base (excluding auricles) attenuate or cuneate; small auricles sometimes present; margin entire, denticulate, or sometimes serrate; lower surface usually glaucous, with weak, coarse, spreading hairs commonly present mostly between veins, glabrescent; secondary venation ± distinct; tertiary venation variably discernible. Involucre 3.0–4.0 mm long, 1.6–2.5 mm diam.; bracts 8–12. Florets 15–22; ray florets 4–6, rarely 8; disc florets 11–14. Cypselas 1.6–2.3 mm long, papillose-hairy in bands. Flowers Aug.–Mar.

EGU, MonT, SnM, VRiv, VVP. Also NSW, ACT. In Victoria restricted to the north-east around Suggan Buggan and Mount Wheeler in forest and woodland, with historic collections from Eurambeen in western Victoria, and 'Hume River'.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2015-10-01
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-26
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Senecio linearifolius var. intermedius in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Senecio linearifolius var. intermedius in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory