Fl. Austral. 3: 468 (1867)
Open, sometimes widely spreading shrub to c. 2 m high; branchlets closely tomentose with minute T-shaped hairs. Leaves opposite, c. oblong to narrow-ovate, 25–130 mm long, 3–12(–23) wide, blunt to acute, flat, upper surface dark green, glabrous, lower surface white to grey (rarely young growth pinkish), densely tomentose; petiole to c. 12 mm long. Capitula 19–25 mm diam., in corymbs; peduncles to 25 mm long; involucre conical, 4.5–5.5 mm long; bracts 4–6-seriate, graduating, sericeous, margin membranous, fimbriate, often purplish. Ray florets 5–8, white, ligules 5–10 mm long; disc florets 9–11, yellow. Cypsela narrowly obovoid, 6–8-ribbed, 2–3.5 mm long, glabrous or sparsely sericeous near apex; pappus bristles white to straw-coloured, 5–8 mm long. Flowers Dec.–Feb.
EGU, HFE, HNF, MonT, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Moderately common in moist montane to subalpine forests of the eastern ranges (Dargo High Plains, Cobberas, Bonang, Errinundra Plateau etc.).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|