Ptilotus obovatus (Gaudich.) F.Muell.

Smoke Bush

Shrub to 1 m tall with white-hairy foliage. Leaves to 4 cm long, widest above the middle. Flower heads to 3 cm long, whitish; winter to spring.

Australia (all states except Tas)

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Amaranthaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Caryophyllanae
order      Caryophyllales
family       Amaranthaceae
genus        Ptilotus R.Br.