Botanical name

Elytropappus glandulosus

Family

Asteraceae

Synonym (old name)

Myrovernix glandulosis
Elytropappus glandulosus
Elytropappus glandulosus
Elytropappus glandulosus
Elytropappus glandulosus
Elytropappus glandulosus
Elytropappus glandulosus

Description

Glandular shrublet up to 50cm. Leaves needle-like, covered with gland-tipped hairs, pressed to branches or spreading and twisted; bears clusters of small, mauve, mostly 2-flowered, discoid flowerheads arranged in slender spikes.

Habitat

Sandstone slopes

Flower Date

March to June