Lagenophora stipitata

Common name: 

Common Bottle-daisy

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (CDEJKMNPRSTVWXYZ) also SA, QLD, NSW, Tas

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

Wet and damp forest, tea-tree heath1

Flower description:

Mauve flowerheads1

Habit:

Small perennial herb with a flower stalk to 250 mm. The flowering scape and leaves are hairy1,2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Distinguished from L. gracilis by spreading stoloniferous roots2

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Ellis, M. (unpublished).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