Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
Sect. Chrysocephalum (Walp.) Benth. (1867) Fl. Aust. 3:614.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Button everlasting.
Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs; leaves all alternate.
Capitula heterogamous, up to a third of the outer florets female; involucre campanulate to narrowly so or obconical, of stramineous to golden-yellow (rarely white) scarious bracts; inner bracts with erect laminae; innermost bracts longest or slightly shorter than intermediate ones; florets about equalling involucre; style branches truncate, papillose.
Achenes glabrous or papillose.
Usually on somewhat disturbed sites in stringybark open forest, generally on clayey loam soils.
N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas.
Flowering time: Sept. — Nov.
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