Euchiton sphaericus

Common name: 

Common/Annual Cudweed

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions ?except Snowfields (all grids except ?Y) all States

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Dry forest1

Flower description:

Head of brown/red flowers


Tufted annual herb2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has an inflorescence that is in a dense terminal cluster. A basal rosette of leaves lacking2

Image of Euchiton sphaericus
Image of Euchiton sphaericus
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria