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

Flowering plant. Photo: James Booth, Murray-Sunset National Park

Common Name

Rabbit Tails




Perennial forb to 30cm tall or prostrate.  Leaves clustered at the base of the plant and alternating along the stems.  Leaves 2-15cm long, to 30mm wide, flat, hairy when young.  Flowers greenish, wwith white hairs on the outside, tubular, with 5 'petals'.  Flower heads oval to spherical, solitary at the ends of the stems.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 289

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