Common name: Dusty Miller
Spyridium parvifolium (Hook.) F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Shrub to 3 m high.
Leaves circular to elliptic, 5–10 mm long or occasionally to 20 mm, 4–10 mm wide, apex obtuse, sometimes emarginate, margins recurved, upper surface usually dark green and moderately hairy, lower surface greyish tomentose, veins impressed on upper surface.
Flowers in small heads forming terminal leafy cymes subtended by numerous creamy floral leaves. Flowers 2–3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: On the tablelands and adjacent Slopes south of Burrinjuck Dam and on the coast south of Twofold Bay.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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