Plagiobothrys elachanthus (F.Muell.) I.M.Johnst. APNI*
Description: Annual herb with a number of spreading, decumbent branches; sparsely appressed-hairy.
Leaves narrow-oblanceolate to linear, 1–3.5 cm long, to 2 mm wide, sparsely hairy.
Sepals 5, linear-lanceolate, c. 2 mm long, elongating to 3 or 4 mm in fruit but not thickened and remaining erect. Corolla to 2 mm diam., white. Mericarps usually 4, triangular to ovoid, c. 2 mm long; outer face strongly wrinkled with a coarse reticulum.
Distribution and occurrence: chiefly from West Wyalong to Hay, uncommon.
Grows in damp places.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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