Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. alata (Schltdl.) Copley

J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 6: 48 (1982) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrubs erect, to c. 2 m high. Leaves linear, narrowly rhombic or lanceolate, 5–100 mm long, 1–10 mm wide. Capitula urceolate to subglobose, 3–8 mm long, 1.5–5 mm diam.; involucral bracts with opaque lamina 1–5 mm long, 1–4 mm wide. Flowers Oct.–Apr.

Brid, DunT, Glep, GGr, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also SA. Occurs mainly in the south-west of the State. Common in the Grampians with outlying populations near Anglesea and perhaps Lorne (but apparently not collected from there since c. 1860). Usually in Eucalyptus woodland and heathland, but also in other habitats, including coastal dunes.

Source: Short, P.S. (1999). Ixodia. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Asteraceae
genus Ixodia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. alata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ixodia achillaeoides subsp. alata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Otway Ranges present native

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South Australia