Common name: Tall Copper-wire Daisy
Podolepis longipedata A.Cunn. ex DC. APNI*
Description: Hispid, woolly or glabrescent annual to 60 cm high with several stems.
Basal leaves dying early; cauline leaves narrow-lanceolate to linear, to 10 cm long, stem-clasping.
Inflorescence an elongated cyme of 3–7 heads; heads 15–20 mm diam., 10–15 mm long; involucral bracts with lamina small, triangular, smooth; intermediate bracts c. 8 mm long with linear glandular claws much longer than the laminas. Florets straw-coloured; ray florets with ligules 15–20 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in mallee and Callitris communities, on deep sandy soils north from Roto-Euabalong district.l
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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