Australian Systematic Botany 17: 519 APNI
Threat status:EPBC: critically endangered (CR); Victoria: endangered (e)
Erect shrub 0.5–1.6 m high; branchlets lanate when young becoming glabrous with age, no resinous exudate. Leaves erect to semierect, sessile, narrowly linear to terete, (10–)15–35(–40) mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, sparsely pilose with loose cottony hairs above, glabrous or with cottony hairs beneath, apex rounded and recurved with a short reflexed mucro, margins revolute to the midrib. Inflorescences corymbose or hemispherical, 2–7 cm diam. Capitula 100–150(–300), white, obconical, 4.5–5.3(–6.0) mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide. Involucral bracts c. 25, 5-ranked, innermost with lamina deltoid, 1.2–2 mm long, white; lamina margin entire, flat or slightly incurved. Receptacle bracts 1–3. Florets 4 or 5. Cypsela columnar or narrowly obconical, (1.0–)1.3 mm long, glabrous; pappus 2.0–2.5 mm long. Flowers Feb.–Apr.
Wim. Also SA. In Victoria known only from a single population in remnant roadside vegetation and adjacent private land near Edenhope.
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