Trans. Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 11: 83 (1889) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Erect herb, branching from or near the base, 10–35 cm high. Leaves mostly rosetted at base, but some cauline, glabrous or with scattered glandular hairs, and sometimes a few cottony hairs; basal leaves spathulate or oblanceolate, 1.7–9 cm long, 5–15 mm wide, mostly with 3–11, shallow, straight-edged or rounded teeth or lobes; upper leaves often entire and c. linear. Flowering branches angular, glandular-hairy; bracts c. 16–24, c. 1-seriate, c. equal, elliptic to narrowly elliptic or obovate, 4.5–7 mm long, 1.3–2.3 mm wide, rounded to acutish, sometimes sparsely glandular-hairy, mainly green and herbaceous but margins and apex scarious and often purplish; ligules c. 10 mm long, mainly white but sometimes mauve. Cypselas obovate, 2.5–3.5 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide, brown; lateral faces with scattered tubercles terminating in eglandular curved hairs, some glandular hairs may be present; wing-like margins dissected, with short, curved eglandular hairs; pappus c. 0.2–0.3 mm long, shorter than to barely exceeding apical notch. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
CVU, DunT, Gold, GGr, MuM, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Known from only a few localities in Victoria, i.e. Mt Arapiles, Mt Cole, Deep Lead and the vicinity of Dimboola, Kurting, Wedderburn and Mt Emu Creek. The few collectors' notes suggest a preference for sandy soils in eucalypt communities.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|