Olearia rosmarinifolia (DC.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Shrub to 1.6 m high.
Leaves alternate or opposite, scattered; lamina linear, 12–90 mm long, 1.5–3.5 mm wide; apex acute, finely mucronate; margins entire, revolute; surfaces discolorous, upper surface subglabrous, lower surface grey-woolly; venation reticulate; sessile or subsessile.
Heads terminal, in simple loose corymbs, pedunculate, 16–26 mm diam.; peduncle to 55 mm long. Ray florets 5–7, white. Disc florets 8–21, yellow.
Achenes glabrous; pappus with 60–84 bristles in 2 series.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in rocky areas around riverbeds and gorges; north from Cooma.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by N. S. Lander
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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