Ann. Sci. Nat. 17: 415 (1829)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect annual, 3–17 cm high. Leaves 10–25 mm long, c. 1.5–5.5 mm wide, c. spathulate when flattened but mainly conduplicate, inner surface less hairy than outer. Involucral bracts c. 3–5, narrowly elliptic or oblong, c. 5 mm long; corolla-tube c. 4.5–5 mm long, yellowish below but the limb and usually the lobes purplish. Cypselas 2.8–4 mm long; pappus bristles 3–8, 3.5–7 mm long, the upper part minutely barbellate. Flowers mainly Sep.–Nov.
CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuM, Wim. Also WA, SA. In Victoria confined to the central-west where an uncommon herb of mallee, heathland and woodland, on sandy or loamy, usually winter-wet soils, or on mossy ledges on rock.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|