Common Name

Lobed Bluebush




Perennial forb to 50cm tall or sprawling.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.7-2.5cm long, linear to narrow and flat, hairy.  Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), solitary at the bases of the leaves.  Fruiting bodies grey to pink, hairy.  Fruiting body horizontal wing divided into 5; and there are 5 to 6 erect projections from the upper surface of the body.  Vulnerable Vic.

Description and photo (page 270) and line drawing of fruiting body (Fig. 47-18 page 271) in G. M cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and JH Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

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