Vittadinia dissecta var. hirta N.T.Burb.

Brunonia 5: 57 (1982) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Stems and leaves with long spreading hairs. Ultimate divisions of leaves to c. 2 mm wide, obtuse or acute. Involucral bracts with hairs evenly scattered over surface or along midrib. Cypselas 3.5–5.5 mm long Flowers mostly Oct.–Apr.

CVU, Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Localised but common in mallee districts, occurring on sand and heavier loamy soils of the Murray River floodplain, with an isolated southern record at Jilpanger, near Douglas.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Vittadinia. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-11-28
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Vittadinia dissecta var. hirta in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Vittadinia dissecta var. hirta in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Murray Fans present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory