J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 7: 296 (1985) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Perennial herb 5–20 cm high, root-suckering and often forming stands to several metres across; branches white or greyish with dense simple retrorse hairs. Most leaves trifoliolate (often appearing to be a whorl of 6 leaves), sessile; leaflets c. linear, 2–10 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, sparsely to moderately pubescent above, densely white-pubescent below, margin entire, recurved to revolute; lowermost leaves sometimes entire or 3-lobed, narrow-elliptic, to c. 14 mm long and 5 mm wide. Flowers solitary in distal leaf-axils; pedicel 4–7 mm long, often c. horizontal, upturned distally. Calyx 2–5 mm long, densely grey-pubescent with antrorse hairs, tube c. half as long as or equal to lobes; corolla white, tube slightly shorter than calyx, mid-lobe 5–8 mm long, pubescent externally; stamens c. 6–8 mm long. Mericarps c. 2.5 mm long. Flowers Sep.–Jun.
LoM, MuM, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also NT, SA, NSW. Grows in grey clayey or loamy soils in usually in herb-rich alluvial flats, Eucalyptus largiflorens woodlands, or in chenopod-dominated shrublands. Largely coextensive with T. racemosum in the northern part of that species range in Victoria, but much less common..
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