Victorian Naturalist 72: 118 (1955) APNI
Shrubs to 50 cm high, with spreading to decumbent, usually puberulous branches. Vestiture of simple or rarely bifid, tubercle-based hairs. Leaves linear-triangular, 2.2–10.4 mm long, 0.6–1.3 mm wide, with deciduous terminal awn; puberulous above, becoming glabrous; petiole 0–0.4 mm long; margins narrow, revolute, raised above glabrous broad central ridge beneath. Flowers sessile, terminal on mainly short shoots with 3 or 4 triangular awned bracts 0.6–1.2 mm long; sepals 3.8–6 mm long, subequal, glabrous; petals obovate, 3.6–8.4 mm long, mid to bright yellow; stamens 4–6 in one group; filaments almost free to more than half connate; carpels 2, tomentose. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
CVU, GipP, Gold, GGr, NIS, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Qld. Occurring in woodlands of northern and western goldfields, near Bacchus Marsh, and with old records supposedly from Cheltenham and Chiltern. Usually in gravelly soils, often with outcropping rock.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|