Fl. South Australia 3: 1558 (1986) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: extinct (x)
Annual, 9–18 cm high; branched at (and sometimes shortly above) base, stems erect to ascending, with stalked glands and septate hairs, profuse below capitula. Leaves elliptic, 1–4 cm long, 1–3 mm wide, sometimes entirely basal, acute, scabrous or with minute glandular and septate hairs, margins recurved; scarious bracts extending 8–10 cm below capitula. Capitula c. hemispherical, 1–2 cm diam.; outer involucral bracts ovate-lanceolate, acute, margin minutely toothed, almost transparent; inner bracts oblong, obtuse, glandular, herbaceous, with translucent, scarious margins, tip minutely fringed; florets bright yellow. Cypselas tapered rather abruptly to very slender beak, 4–5 mm long, scabrous except upper half of beak smooth; pappus white, bristles numerous, evenly barbellate, 4–5 mm long. Flowers mostly Sep.–Nov.
Also WA, SA, NSW. Recorded over one hundred yerars ago from Jeparit, Nhill and the Lower Glenelg River, but not confirmed from these areas since.
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