Common Name

Button Immortelle




Annual forb to 25cm tall, with prostrate stems that turn up at the ends. Leaves alternating up the stems, flat, 0.5-2.5cm long, 1.5-5mm wide, hairy, sticky, with margins slightly turned down, and pointed tips. Flowers yellow, with 0 petals. Flower heads broadly bell-shaped to hemispherical, borne singly at the ends of the stems. Endangered NSW. Protected NSW. Vulnerable Vic.

Nineteenth century records from near Wentworth (also from north of Balranald). Recent records from Kinchega National Park.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 705

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