Flowering plants. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, near Hyden, WA

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

Common Name

Ground Heads




Annual forb, prostrate, reduced to a flower head surrounded by a basal rosette of leaves.  Leaves 0.6-3cm long, 1.5-4mm wide, flat, hairy, edges smooth.  Flowers yellow to white, with 0 petals.  Flower heads flattened globular.

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 page 711

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