Nuytsia 8: 457 (1992) APNI
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.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|