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Grindelia camporum
Family Asteraceae
Grindelia camporum APNI*

Description: Glabrous herb, 0.5–1.2 m high; stems few, erect from a ± woody crown, stout, usually branching above.

Leaves with margins sharply to finely toothed or often entire; basal leaves oblanceolate, 4–18 cm long, 10–30 mm wide, apex obtuse to acute, petiolate; cauline leaves much reduced, ovate to lanceolate to linear-oblong, broadly stem-clasping.

Heads hemispherical, 2–5 cm diam., often translucent-resinous; involucral bracts oblong-ovate, resinous. Ray florets 15–45; ligule 8–15 mm long, yellow.

Achenes ± 4-angled, 2–3.5 mm long; pappus of several smooth awns.


Flowering: summer–autumn.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in pasture and on stream banks, also on borders of salt marshes and shores; chiefly in the Bathurst district. Native of N Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *CT
AVH map***

Text by M. F. Porteners
Taxon concept:

One variety in NSW : Grindelia camporum var. australis

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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