Contr. Gray Herb. 205: 161 (1974) APNI
Threat status:EPBC: endangered (EN); Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Prostrate or weakly ascending, to 10 cm high; hairs simple or branched. Basal leaves petiolate, to 3 cm long, 1 (rarely 2)-pinnate with 1–5 linear to obovate segments; stem leaves reducing to toothed or entire. Sepals c. 1.5 mm long; petals 2–2.5 mm long. Fruit erect to spreading, slightly compressed at right-angles to septum, 3–5 mm long, 1.5–3 mm wide; pedicels erect to spreading, 4–10 mm long. Flowers winter–spring.
CVU, Gold, OtP, VVP. Also Tas. Known previously from dry stony areas of west-central Victoria but presumed extinct until rediscovered in 1983 near Castlemaine.
Characterised by its hairy, pinnate rosette leaves and the small ellipsoid fruits with a complete septum and few seeds.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|