Flowering plant. Photo: Don Wood, ACT

Flowering plant. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Flowering plant. Photo: Lyn Allison, Melbourne

Common Name

Common Sneezeweed




Aromatic perennial forb 6-20cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 1-3cm long, 2-7mm wide, flat, hairy becoming hairless, edges toothed to almost entire.  Flowers creamy green, with 0 petals.  Flower heads biconvex or hemispherical to almost globular, convex above, borne singly, stalkless at the bases of the leaves.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 670-671

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