Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 24: 69 (1851) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Stems few, erect to ascending from basal rosette, to c. 15 cm high, strigose; rosette leaves obovate, to c. 20 mm long and 4 mm wide, stem leaves (subtending capitula) smaller, both sparsely to moderately densely strigose. Capitula 2–3 mm diam. in flower, to c. 1 cm diam. in fruit; involucral bracts 3–5, 1.5–2.2 mm long; female and tubular florets both c. 3–6; ligules of female florets c. 0.5 mm long. Cypselas 3–5 mm long and wide, usually reddish at maturity, with a row of hairs on dorsal and ventral surface, and scattered over horn-like projections; hairs minutely anchor-shaped at apices. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
LoM, MuM. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Uncommon herb of sand-ridges in far north-west Victoria, but sometimes locally abundant following good rains and/or fires.
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