Powered by the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions
Plant Form: Upright or spreading perennial herb.
Size: Usually 12-60 cm tall but sometimes up to 1 m.
Stem: Densely covered in white hairs giving grey-white appearance.
Leaves: Round or oval shaped, in opposite pairs, hairy becoming less so with age, wrinkled with many indented veins, toothed edges.
Flowers: Densely clustered tubular white to cream forming a ball-like shape on stem.
Fruit and Seeds: In dry brown burr like structure after flowering.
Habitat: Degraded pastures, bare ground, disturbed bushland.
Distinguishing Features: Can be confused with mints and sages, but differs in overall combination of features.