Euchiton traversii (Hook.f.) Holub APNI*
Synonyms: Gnaphalium traversii Hook.f. APNI*
Description: Ascending tufted perennial herb 2–10 cm high.
Leaves mostly basal, oblanceolate to spathulate, 1.2–3 cm long, 4–5 mm wide, apex broad-acute, base narrowed, both surfaces silvery-tomentose, glabrescent at apex.
Heads woolly at the base, 7–10 mm diam., solitary on flexuous woolly peduncles to 8 cm long; involucral bracts oblong, broad-acute, shining, straw-coloured, tinged red towards the tip.
Achenes falcate, 1. 2–1. 4 mm long, with scattered, fine hairs; pappus bristles free or weakly cohering at the base, c. 5 mm long, minutely barbellate.
Flowering: mainly summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on bare patches in wet heath and grassland, in alpine and subalpine areas, south from the Kiandra district.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by E. A. Brown and contributors as listed under genus headings
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