Olearia phlogopappa subsp. flavescens (Hutch.) Messina APNI*
Synonyms: Olearia phlogopappa var. flavescens (Hutch.) J.H.Willis APNI*
Description: Erect multi-stemmed shrub up to 1.4 m high.
Leaves thick textured, narrow elliptic to obovate, margins entire or shallowly lobed; upper surface green or dull green, usually retaining stellate hairs, sessile glands sometimes present.
Flowering: December – February
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in mainland Australian Alps and Subalps, in NSW and Victoria.
Commonly in rocky areas, in heathland and Eucalytpus pauciflora woodlands.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by Louisa Murray
Taxon concept: Messina et al. (2014) A revision of Olearia sect. Asterotriche (Asteraceae: Asterae) Australian Systematic Botany 27, 199–240.
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