Muelleria 25: 109 (2007) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Annual, 4–10(–16) cm high; stems branched below, woolly to glabrescent. Leaves linear, mostly 1.5–4(–7) mm long and 0.3–0.6 mm wide, erect, subacute to obtuse, base subamplexicaul, margins revolute, more or less glabrous. Capitula campanulate, 2–3.5 mm diam., solitary or in groups of up to 5, but remaining discrete; outer involucral bracts c. rhombic or narrowly ovate, 1.3–2.2 mm long, green with a scarious tip, shortly woolly, inner ones broad-ovate, green with scarious margins, apex entire, more or less glabrous. Florets 20–40; corolla c. 2 mm long, slightly exceeding involucre, densely woolly at base. Cypselas 0.5–0.6 mm long, brown. Flowers mainly Oct.–Feb.
MuF, MuM, NIS, VRiv, Wim. Also NSW. Scattered across northern and north-western Victoria from Echuca to near the South Australian border and as far south as Dimboola, usually in woodland on heavier clay soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|