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. Impacts Decreases wool quality, unpalatable for livestock, taints milk, competes with native species.