Common name: Snowy Mint-bush
Prostanthera nivea var. induta Benth. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub, often dense, 1–2 m high; branches hoary with dense white appressed hairs, grey-green; leaves sparsely to densely hoary with white appressed hairs, light to grey-green, mostly 1–2 mm wide; bracteoles leafy, linear, 2–4 mm long, 0.3–0.5 mm wide; calyx moderately to densely hoary; corolla very pale to dark mauve.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath on rocky slopes in crevices or on ledges, in shallow soils; confined to the Warrumbungle Ra. with one collection from the Pilliga Scrub.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS, CWS, NWP
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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