J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 5: 265 (1982) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect annual herb, 7.5–40 cm high; branches developed in consecutive stem nodes, the oldest in basal parts; glandular hairs and coarse, short eglandular hairs on branches, leaves, rachises, bracts and calyces. Upper stem leaves ovate to elliptic, 6–36 mm long, 1.7–9.5 mm wide, pinnatifid, with 2–5 pairs of teeth, apical tooth 2–15 mm long, base rounded to rounded-cuneate. Racemes 10–32-flowered. Calyx 3.8–9.5 mm long; corolla 9.0–19.0 mm long, usually violet to mauve to pink rarely paler or white, not striated; anthers 1.2–2.1 mm long, with area about connectives sparsely to densely eglandular hairy. Capsule 5.2–9.5 mm long, upper part setose. Flowers Dec.–Mar.
GipP, HNF, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. In Victoria confined to Sphagnum swamps, streams or other damp situations in subalpine woodlands and grasslands east of Omeo with an old outlying record from near Mt Wellington.
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