Muelleria 20: 57 (2004) APNI
Tufted herb to 35 cm high, remants of previous season's leaves retained at base, mainly glabrous. Leaves mainly radical, oblanceolate, entire, 2–11 cm long, (2–)4–14 mm wide, or more or less pinnatisect with 1–6 lobes. Scapes exceeding leaves, with some oblanceolate or linear leaves, reducing in length toward capitulum; bracts c. 25, c. 2-seriate, glabrous; ligules 10–14 mm long, white or bluish. Cypselas obovate, 1.5–2 mm long, 1.2–1.4 mm wide, brown, concolorous, smooth, glabrous; wing-like margins thin, entire or barely notched; pappus 0.2–0.4 mm long, scale-like bristles barely if at all joined at base, usually exceeding the often barely-formed apical notch of the cypsela. Flowers mostly Sep.–Nov.
CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, OtP, OtR, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim. Occurs in southern Victoria, extending west from the Dandenong Ranges to areas such as the Brisbane Ranges, Mt Langi Ghiran, the Grampians, and beyond. Often in inundated Eucalyptus woodland, swamps and wet heathland but also in seepage areas of rocky areas in drier forests and woodlands.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|