Dissocarpus biflorus var. biflorus F.Muell. APNI*
Synonyms: Sclerolaena biflora R.Br. APNI*
Bassia biflora (R.Br.) F.Muell. APNI*
Bassia biflora (R.Br.) F.Muell. var. biflora APNI*
Description: Spreading annual or short-lived perennial to c. 40 cm high, hairy; branches covered with woolly hairs.
Leaves semiterete, hairy, to c. 10 mm long.
Flowers 2–8 in axillary clusters, tomentose, fused only at their base when 2, fused more intimately as the number in the cluster increases; free portion 2–3 mm long; appendages usually absent. Various habitats.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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