(lanky buttons) is a perennial herb in the daisy family. It is known in Tasmania from two cemeteries in the Southern Midlands, together occupying only 0.5 hectares, and one site on the Central Plateau where only a few plants have been seen to date. The species grows in grasslands or grassy shrublands, mostly on Tertiary basalt, and is believed to have suffered a significant decline since European settlement due to habitat clearance and browsing by stock. Plant numbers can fluctuate, with recruitment probably from freshly shed seed only, and recruitment only occurring in patches of bare ground. This puts the small Tasmanian occurrences at particular risk from losses from chance events and weed invasion, combined with successive years of browsing or mowing/slashing that reduces seed production, a lack of gap-forming disturbance to provide recruitment niches, and unfavourable climatic conditions for germination and seedling establishment.
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