Trachymene composita var. composita

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Diagnostic features as in key. Flowers Oct.–Apr.

EGL, GipP, Glep, HNF, HSF, MonT, SnM, VAlp, VVP. Also NSW, Tas. Disjunctly distributed, but locally common, mostly on sandy soils in lowland heathland or heathy woodland communities (e.g. Frankston–Cranbourne area, Rosedale), but also in montane to subalpine, often rocky areas (Nunniong Plateau, Mt Tingaringy, Native Dog Gorge). Frequently appearing only after fire or on newly exposed soil.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-05-25
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-11-14
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Trachymene composita var. composita in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Trachymene composita var. composita in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

State distribution

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory