Argentipallium blandowskianum (Steetz ex Sond.) Paul G.Wilson

Woolly Everlasting

Nuytsia 8: 457 (1992) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Erect, non-rhizomatous, wholly white- or greyish-cottony perennial, 20–50 cm high. Leaves narrowly elliptic, lanceolate or oblanceolate, 5–7.5 cm long, 5–11 mm wide. Capitula solitary, or more commonly c. 6–12 in a loose panicle, broadly-campanulate, up to c. 2.5 cm diam.; outer bracts obscured by dense cottony or woolly hairs, intermediate bracts each with an herbaceous cottony claw and a white or pinkish, opaque lamina, c. 6–9 mm long, innermost bracts each with a much shorter or barely developed lamina; florets all bisexual. Flowers Sep.–Mar.

CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuM, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also SA. Locally common in sandy heathland and heathy woodland in western and north-western areas.

Source: Short, P.S. (1999). Argentipallium. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2021-01-01
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Argentipallium blandowskianum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Argentipallium blandowskianum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Otway Ranges present native

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South Australia
New South Wales