Common name: Yellow Burr
Sclerolaena anisacanthoides (F.Muell.) Domin APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia anisacanthoides (F.Muell.) R.H.Anderson APNI*
Bassia echinopsila (F.Muell.) F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Glabrous spreading perennial to c. 30 cm high.
Leaves terete, succulent, to c. 10 mm long.
Fruiting perianth glabrous, c. 3 mm long; base hollow; spines 6, erect, c. 1 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Scattered, growing on heavy soils.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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