Soft Horns, Goat-head
Annual or short-lived perennial forb or shrub to 80cm tall. Leaves scattered, 0.5-2cm long, linear to flattened narrow cylindrical, hairy, with a curved tip. Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), solitary at the bases of the leaves. Rare Vic.
Description and line drawings of fruiting bodies in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 276