Spiked Rice-flower, Annual Rice-flower
Shrub or annual or biennial forb to 75cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, sometimes almost opposite each other, 0.3-1.9cm long, 0.5-3mm wide, flat and narrow, hairless or sparsely hairy. Flowers yellow with white hairs, tubular, with 4 lobes, in cylindrical racemes at the tops of the stems.
Differs from Pimelea simplex in that the flower clusters are 3-11.5cm long.
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 508