Flowers. Photo: Russell Best, Murray-Sunset National Park, Vic

Flowering plants. Photo: Russell Best, Wyperfeld National Park, Vic

Common Name

Stiff Cup-flower; Stiff Angianthus




Annual forb, prostrate or to 12cm tall.  Leaves alternating along the stems, 0.2-1cm long, to 1mm wide, flat to linear, more or less hairy, with smooth edges and a straight point.  Flower heads sometimes small (less than 3mm wide), white woolly, with yellow centres turrning brown, with 0 petals. Flower heads more or less globular, borne singly at the ends of the stems.

Description and photo (as Angianthus strictus) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 709

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