Suppl. Black’s Fl. South Australia, edn 2, 193 (1965) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Prostrate or ascending perennial herb, to c. 20 cm tall; stems pubescent with appressed or spreading asymmetrically medifixed hairs; hairs 0.5–1 mm long. Leaves mostly 2–7 cm long; leaflets 5–13, narrow-oblanceolate to narrow-elliptic, lateral leaflets 5–15 mm long, usually 1–3 mm wide, terminal leaflet usually 2–5 mm longer, apices acute, rarely obtuse or retuse, both surfaces pubescent; stipules 3–7 mm long. Racemes mostly 2–8-flowered; flowers 7–11 mm long; calyx pubescent, teeth about equal to tube; petals purplish; standard 8–14 mm long, 8–14 mm wide, broad-ovate, long-clawed; keel 7–10 mm long, apices obtuse with swellings behind tip; style tip geniculate. Pod cylindric to obovoid, mostly 10–17 mm long, 4–8 mm wide, pubescent, stipe to c. 4 mm long; seeds c. 20, cordate, c. 1.7 mm long, olive-green to brown. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
Gold, HNF, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Also SA, NSW, ACT. Rare in Victoria, of disjunct occurrence in north of state where usually found in grassland and grassy woodland.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|