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Family Apiaceae

Actinotus helianthi Flannel Flower

Diagnosis: An erect perennial herb with silvery, densely hairy soft divided leaves and velvety white daisy-like flowers

Flowering: Mainly spring, but some flowers are usually present throughout the year.

Habitat: Open forest and dry hillsides, coastal dunes and heaths, on sandy soils.

Distribution: in Sydney from coast to mountains. In New South Wales in central tablelands and western slopes, also in Queensland

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