Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Silver-tails is a dense shrub or sub-shrub growing to one metre tall. The leaves are elliptical and grow to about 4cm long and 2 cm wide. It produces round clusters of pink tipped white flowers in winter, spring and summer, although flowering period varies according to locality and climate. The leaves and flowers are covered hairs giving it a woolly appearance.
found in a variety of habitats across drier area of inland Australia
Ptilotus obovatus is found across much of Australia except the far north and southern Victoria and Tasmania. It is found in Western Australia, Victoria, South Australia., New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory,