Laphangium luteoalbum

Common Name:

Jersey Cudweed



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (all grids) all States
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Open, disturbed ground 1

Flower Description:

Yellow corollas with flower heads surrounded by yellow-brown bracts 1


Erect annual herb to 55 cm high 1

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-brown 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

WA Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


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