Long thin green leaves, white and cottony below, are arranged singly all the way up the stem. Flowering stems up to 60 cm high. Flowerheads are in a big cluster of > 20 bell-shaped brownish flowerheads, with narrow flower leaves underneath forming a star shape.
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Rosette leaves wither at flowering so leaves along stem but not obvious at the base. Margins of upper leaves often wavy.
Perennial or biennial. Sea-level to alpine habits. Damp places and swampy sites in forest and woodland.
Flowers most of the year.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia