Fl. Austral. 3: 478 (1867) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Erect shrub to c. 1.5 m high; branchlets and leaf undersurfaces whitish-cottony, but gummed down by resinous exudate. Leaves alternate, sessile or subsessile, linear or very narrowly oblanceolate, 8–22 mm long, 1–2 mm wide; upper surface glabrous, resinous; lower surface largely obscured by strongly recurved to revolute margins. Capitula 14–20 mm diam., rather crowded, singly in upper axils and terminal on peduncles to c. 9 mm long; involucre narrow-conical, 5–7 mm long; bracts 3–4-seriate, graduating, green-tipped, glabrous or nearly glabrous except for shortly ciliate apex. Ray florets 1–7 (usually 3 or 4), white, ligules 9–13 mm long; disc florets 4–10, yellow. Cypsela cylindric, 1.5–2 mm long, not or indistinctly ribbed, sericeous; pappus 5–8 mm long, white to straw-coloured. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
LoM, MuM, RobP. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Very rare in Victoria, known only from sandy mallee communities of the far north-west, between Carwarp and Annuello, with most records from Hattah Lakes National Park.
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