Vellereophyton dealbatum

Common name: 

White Cudweed

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions ?except Snowfields (BCDEHJKMNPRSTWXZ) also naturalised in WA, SA, NSW, Tas

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

Common on disturbed ground throughout the State1

Flower description:

Clusters of flowerheads surrounded by woolly white bracts1


Erect annual herb to 50 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Plants have a generally woolly appearance1

Image of Vellereophyton dealbatum
Image of Vellereophyton dealbatum
Conservation status:



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