Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 43: 75 (1956) APNI
Erect herb, mostly 50–90 cm high; stems simple or little-branched, purplish, sparsely cobwebbed to glabrescent. Leaves ovate to broad-lanceolate in outline, mostly 5–10 cm long, 10–40 mm wide, toothed to pinnatifid or pinnatisect, glabrous to sparsely cobwebbed, upper surface dark green, lower surface often purplish; petiole to c. 25 mm long, sometimes winged. Capitula few, 2–3 mm diam.; involucral bracts 6–8, linear, 10–20 mm long. Outer florets 6–12, 7–14 mm long, minutely ligulate. Inner florets 2–6, yellowish. Outer cypselas 5–7 mm long; pappus 10–15 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
EGL, EGU, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW, ACT. Confined in Victoria to the far east, but there locally common in dry to moist, montane to lowland forests, often in rocky areas.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|