Helichrysum luteoalbum

Common name: 

Jersey Cudweed

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

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

Open, disturbed ground1

Flower description:

Yellow corollas with flower heads surrounded by yellow-brown bracts1

Habit:

Erect annual herb to 55 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is woolly greyish-cottony with linear leaves that are 6.5 cm long. Flower heads are subtended by involucral bracts, the outer bracts are shiny and yellow-brown1

Images:
Image of Helichrysum luteoalbum
Image of Helichrysum luteoalbum
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria