Pimelea linifolia subsp. caesia Threlfall APNI*
Description: Leaves and bracts without obvious intramarginal veins; flowers hairy but not usually silky. Leaves glaucous, bluish; heads with usually <20 flowers. Prostrate or clump-forming shrub to 50 cm high. Leaves narrow-elliptic, 5–10 mm long, mostly 3–4 mm wide. Bracts ± oblanceolate to ovate, 7–15 mm long, acute to obtuse, bluish. Heads 7–21-flowered, each flower 16–19 mm long, hairy and with longer but less dense hairs on persistent base.
Distribution and occurrence: In open forest and heath, chiefly on the ranges, south from Tingha and Barrington Tops.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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