Common Name

Woolly Mantle




Aromatic annual forb 3-15cm tall.  Leaves alternating along the stem, with basal lobes, 0.3-1.1cm long, about 1mm wide, flattened cylindrical, hairy becoming hairless with age, with down-rolled margins, and pointed tips.  Flower heads white and woolly, with 0 petals. Flower heads oval, borne singly, in distinct clusters of 2-3, or 3-6 crowded in globular clusters, at the ends of the stems.  Rare Vic.

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 710

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Photo of flowering plant. Photo: Richard Hartland, Pink Lakes, VicF