Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves linear to filiform or oblanceolate, 3–9 cm long, 0.5–5 mm wide, cottony, with revolute margins. Outer involucral bracts brown or purplish, intermediate and inner bracts yellow, intermediate bracts with laminae ovate to oblong or lanceolate, the apices obtuse. Flowers mainly Aug.–Mar.

CVU, DunT, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also Qld, NSW, ACT. Widely distributed through a wide range of habitats including open-forests, grassy woodlands and alpine herbfields, commonly on shallow, rocky soils.

Source: Short, P.S. (1999). Leucochrysum. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne (as Leucochrysum albicans var. albicans).
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2017-03-09
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Leucochrysum albicans subsp. albicans in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native