Fl. Tasman. 1: 45 (1855) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Tufted herb to 10 cm high, sometimes forming clumps to 9 cm diam. Leaves (18–)24–40 mm long, 0.5–1.3 mm wide, glabrous, apex apiculate, less than 0.5 mm long, midrib raised on underside. Peduncles (25–)30–60 mm long in fruit, exceeding the leaves; sepals broadly triangular, 2.5–3 mm long, shorter than the capsule valves, obtuse or sometimes with short apiculum. Capsule valves 4.2–5 mm long; seed c. 1–1.2 mm long. Flowers Dec.–Jan.
HFE, HNF, VAlp. Also NSW, Tas. (including Macquarie Is.). New Zealand. Occurs chiefly in alpine grassland and open heathland above c. 1600 m, in peaty soils, with a disjunct record at c. 1000 m on the Errinundra Plateau. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|