Olearia burgessii Lander APNI*
Description: Shrub to 1.8 m high.
Leaves alternate, scattered; lamina elliptic or obovate, 3–13 mm long, 1–4 mm wide; apex acute or rounded, without a mucro; margins entire, weakly revolute; surfaces discolorous, upper surface glabrous and green or grey-woolly and glandular, lower surface grey-woolly; venation indistinct; sessile or subsessile.
Heads terminal, solitary or in loose simple corymbs, pedunculate, 10–16 mm diam.; peduncle to 12 mm long. Ray florets 8–11, white. Disc florets 6–10, yellow.
Achenes silky or glandular; pappus with 26–40 long bristles in 2 series, with or without an outer row of short bristles.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on sandy loam over sandstone or shale; chiefly from the Burragorang-Picton area and near Tumbarumba.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CT, ST
Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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