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Olearia gravis (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Benth.
Family Asteraceae
Olearia gravis (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex Benth. APNI*

Description: Shrub to 1.6 m high.

Leaves alternate, scattered; lamina elliptic or ovate, 15–48 mm long, 5–15 mm wide; apex acute or rounded, finely mucronate; margins entire, flat; surfaces discolorous, upper surface grey-pubescent and dark green, lower surface pubescent and pale green or yellowish brown-pubescent; venation pinnate; petiole to 10 mm long.

Heads terminal, solitary, 27–39 mm diam.; peduncle to 65 mm long. Ray florets 20–22, white. Disc florets 17–49, yellow.

Achenes glabrous; pappus with 31–39 bristles in 2 series, with an outer row of short bristles.


Flowering: August–November

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest in mountainous regions; north from Torrington.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3KC-
AVH map***

Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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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