in B. Seemann, Bot. Voy. Herald, 301. 1856.
Shrubs, 60–120 cm. Stems branched from bases, puberulent, sparsely glanddotted. Leaves alternate; petioles 1–2 mm; blades obscurely 3-nerved from bases, lanceolate to lanceovate, 5–40 × 3.5–12 mm, bases acute to cuneate, margins usually coarsely dentate, sometimes entire, apices acute, faces glanddotted. Heads in (elongate) paniculiform arrays. Peduncles 1–2 mm, puberulent, glanddotted. Involucres cylindric to campanulate, 7–11 mm. Phyllaries 18–22 in 5–6 series, greenish or stramineous, 3–5-striate, unequal, margins scarious (apices acute to obtuse, ciliate); outer ovate (glandular-pubescent), inner lanceolate (glanddotted). Florets 13–20; corollas pale green or yellow, 4.5–6.5 mm. Cypselae 3.5–4 mm, usually glabrous, rarely sparsely pubescent; pappi of 30–35 tawny, usually barbellate, sometimes subplumose, bristles. 2n = 18.
Phenology: Flowering Aug–Nov.
Habitat: Gravel of limestone streambeds
Elevation: 100–400 m
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