Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 73: 194, figs 54, 64, 65, pl. 6, ma (1948) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Weakly erect, glabrous annual to 20 cm high. Leaves basal and cauline, usually linear, 1–7 cm long, 5–15 mm wide, entire or sometimes with several short, linear, irregularly placed lobes. Peduncles usually longer than the subtending leaf; bracts 8–10, 1-seriate, c. equal, obovate or elliptic, 2.3–2.8 mm long, 1.1–1.8 mm wide, with some glandular hairs confined to the margins; ligules 2–4.5 mm long, white. Cypselas 0.8–0.9 mm long, curved through their length, more or less uniformly brown, with scattered eglandular, and some glandular hairs; lateral faces with 2 ridges; marginal wings with entire margins, glabrous; pappus 0.1–0.2 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
MuF, VRiv. Also NSW. Extremely rare, in Victoria confined to floodplains of the Murray River and its tributaries, from Tocumwal east to the Ovens River.
As indicated by the specific epithet it seems to be closely related to a South Australian species, B. muelleri Sond.
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