Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 16: 140 (1980) APNI
Ascending to erect annual to c. 20 cm high; branches with scattered cottony hairs and scale-like hairs. Leaves linear or oblanceolate, 8–40 mm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, with eglandular cottony hairs and glandular hairs, margins recurved. Capitula solitary, hemispherical, 7–12 mm long, 5–15 mm diam., on c. 5–15 cm long, naked, red-brown, wiry peduncles far exceeding the leaves; bracts variably glandular-hairy; outer bracts herbaceous, linear, margins plumose, inner bracts with mainly narrow, entire, hyaline margins but margins plumose toward apex. Outer florets few (possibly absent in some heads), filiform, yellow; inner florets bisexual, numerous, yellow. Cypselas ellipsoid, c. 1 mm long, c. 0.3 mm diam.; pappus bristles 3 or 4, plumose in upper part. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
LoM, MuM. Also WA, SA. Occasional in the far north-west of the State, in mallee communities and Callitris woodlands.
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