Slender annual or perennial forb to 20cm tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 1.5-4cm long, about 1mm wide, linear, hairless, with scattered sticky hairs, often woolly near the base, with the edges turned down. Flowers white or yellow with a yellow centre, with many 'petals'. Flower heads broad cylindrical to bell-shaped, in open clusters at the ends of the stems.
Description (page 698) and photo (page 699) (as Helichrysum semifertile) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales
PlantNET description with photo of dried specimen: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Schoenia~ramosissima