Scientific Name:
Craspedia incana Allan, Fl. New Zealand 1, 722, 969 (1961)
  • = Craspedia incana Cockayne & Allan, Ann. Bot. 48: 47 (1934) nom. nud.

Lvs and scapes very densely clad in soft snow-white floccose tomentum. Rosette-lvs c. 5–10 × 2–3 cm., obovate-spathulate, gradually narrowed to flat petiole. Lower scape-lvs similar but narrower, subacute; uppermost bractlike. Scapes c. 10–30 cm. long, c. 3 mm. diam., woolly covering ± deciduous when aged. Glomerules c. 2–3 cm. diam.; phyll. c. 5 mm. long, lanceolate to linear-oblong, subacute. Florets c. 4 mm. long, yellow. Achenes c. 4–5 mm. long, up to 1 mm. wide, obovoid, minutely papillose-pubescent; pappus-hairs c. 4 mm. long.

[From: Allan (1961) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 1.]

Indigenous (Endemic)
Cockayne, L.; Allan, H.H. 1934: An annotated list of groups of wild hybrids in the New Zealand flora. Annals of Botany 48: 1–55.
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Barkla J.W.; Courtney, S.P.; Champion, P.D.; Perrie, L.R.; Beadel, S.N.; Ford, K.A.; Breitwieser, I.; Schönberger, I.; Hindmarsh-Walls, R.; Heenan, P.B.; Ladley, K. 2018: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2017. New Zealand Threat Classification Series. No. 22. [Nationally Critical]
de Lange, P.J.; Rolfe, J.R.; Champion, P.D.; Courtney, S.P.; Heenan, P.B.; Barkla, J.W.; Cameron, E.K.; Norton, D.A.; Hitchmough, R.A. 2013: Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 3. Department of Conservation, Wellington. [Not Threatened]