A herb like plant, it is commonly found in open forest areas in eastern Australia, where it can be found through the year. It has broad fleshy leaves that are a greenish grey colour, with fine matting of tangled grey hair on both the upper and lower sides. The leaves are slightly and irregularly indented along the edges. The plant produces small, spiky purple and mauve coloured flowers from March to May. These flowers have irregular indentations along their petals, similar to those on the leaves.
Aboriginal people in some areas used the plant as a bush medicine. They would . . .