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Common name: Pagoda Rock Daisy
Leucochrysum graminifolium (Paul G.Wilson) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Helipterum albicans (A.Cunn.) DC. var. graminifolium Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Erect perennial herb with woody rootstock, to 20 cm high.
Leaves congested, filiform, c. 7 cm long, margins tightly revolute, surfaces glabrescent.
Heads solitary on slender peduncles c. 8 cm long terminal to stems; involucre spreading from base, 2–3 cm diam.; involucral bracts multiseriate, outer sessile narrow elliptic, pale brown, inner with slender stipe and narrow ovate to narrow-elliptic pale yellow lamina woolly at base.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on exposed sites on sandy soils; from Lithgow district to Newnes.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2R
Text by Paul G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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