Vittadinia muelleri N.T.Burb. APNI*
Synonyms: Vittadinia sp. G sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Perennial herb with woody rootstock and tufted stems, minute glandular and longer scattered hairs, on leaves, restricted to midrib and margins.
Leaves sometimes conduplicate, linear or elliptic to oblanceolate, 10–45 mm long, margins entire or lobed in upper half.
Heads 5.5–7 mm long; involucral bracts minutely glandular-pubescent, membranous margins ciliate near apex. Ray florets bluish purple.
Achenes narrow-oblanceolate, 4–5 mm long, with short spreading hairs; ribs present; pappus 7–8 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in grassland and woodland, chiefly south from Barton.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by J. Scott & J. Everett
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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