Perennial forb or shrub to 60cm tall, usually with a woody base. Leaves alternating up the stems, leaf bases continuing down the stems. Leaves 1-1.5cm long, 1-1.5mm wide, linear to flat, densely hairy, with pointed tips. Flower heads yellow, with 0 petals, hemispherical, borne singly at the ends of the stems.
Description and photo (as Leptorhynchos panaetioides) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 703-704
PlantNET description with line drawings and photos: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Leiocarpa~panaetioides
Key to the species of Leiocarpa and discussion of the differences between the species in Wilson, P.G. (2001) Leiocarpa, a new Australian genus of the Asteraceae tribe Gnaphalieae. Nuytsia 13(3): pages 598-599