Vittadinia cervicularis var. cervicularis N.T.Burb. APNI*
Synonyms: Vittadinia cervicularis var. A in Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Mostly annual herbs, scabrous to hirsute with ± glandular hairs.
Leaves variable, usually obovate, 7–35 mm long, 1–10 mm wide, apex recurved, margins entire or lobed near the middle.
Heads 10–14 mm long; involucral bracts ciliate at apex. Ray florets white to purple.
Achenes oblanceolate, 8.5–10 mm long, narrowed into a neck 0.5–3 mm long at the summit; ridges and ribs ± glandular pubescent; pappus bristles 6–9 mm long.
Flowering: most of year.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland, mallee and cleared land; south from Walgett area.
NSW subdivisions: CT, NWS, CWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A.
Text by J. Scott & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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