Ozothamnus turbinatus

Common name: 

Coast Everlasting

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (EKPSTWXZ) also SA, NSW, Tas

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

Older dunes and calcareous cliffs on the coast. Common north of Tidal River1

Flower description:

Creamy white1


Dense spreading shrub to 2 m high2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by distinctly yellow leaf-bases and yellow bracts surrounding the flower heads1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria