Ptilotus nobilis subsp. nobilis (Lindl.) F.Muell. APNI*
Synonyms: Ptilotus nobilis (Lindl.) F.Muell. var. nobilis APNI*
Inflorescences 5–20 cm long, apex conical; tepals 17–24 mm long. Flowers may be purple pink or creamy-white to greenish-white. Both colour forms can be present within one population.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread over Australia mainland, western New South Wales, western Queensland, far north-west of Victoria, Western Australia, Northern Territory, and South Australia.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A. W.A. N.T.
This subspecies intergrades with Ptilotus nobilis subsp. semilanatus, in a small zone usually in areas of lower rainfall.
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