sensu Fl. Victoria 4:249 (1999) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect to bushy shrubs 0.6–2 m high; stems felted (occasionally glabrescent). Leaves linear; 20–40(–50) mm long, 1–2 mm wide; petiole 2–4 mm long. Inflorescence 30–55 mm long; axis felted to closely subfloccose; bracts triangular; 2.4–3.0 mm long. Pedicels 1.5–3 mm long; petals white, 2–2.2 mm long; anthers 1 mm long. Fruit obloid-ellipsoid, widest at middle, 3.5–4.1 mm long, 3.3–3.5(–4) mm wide. Flowers (Oct.–) Nov.–Jan.
HNF, NIS. Also NSW. In Victoria, occurring eastward from Castlemaine and Bendigo, at least as far east as Mitta Mitta and Pine Mountain. Fairly frequent in Licola-Dargo area. Grows in dry sclerophyll associations in shaley or sandy-loam soils. Regenerates from seed, not known to root-sucker.
This is the type subspecies.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|