Common name: Mulla Mulla
Flowers: The bright pink to purple flowers are clustered in a terminal, broadly conical or semi-circular, woolly head 2.5 to 3cm wide.
Leaves and stem: Narrow green leaves can be up to 6cm long and often have 'crinkled' margins. Plant to 30cm high, single-stemmed or multi-branched.
Habit: A perennial plant appearing in loose groups after rain in spring and summer. A clump of Ptilotus semilanatus is a beautiful sight.
Habitat: In the Pilliga Ptilotus semilanatus grows on sandy soil in open woodland. It also occurs in dry inland areas of Qld and Vic.
|Notice the crinkled-edged leaf bottom center of image|
|Ptilotus semilanatus leaf with 'crinkled' margin|
|Habit and habitat of Ptilotus semilanatus in the Pilliga Forests|