Linnaea 25: 374 (1853) APNI
Procumbent or ascending annual herb to c. 20 cm high; stems rather stout. Leaves 20–70 mm long, green; leaflets articulate at base, narrow-oblong to narrow-obovate, 10–35 mm long, 3–12 mm wide, apex crenate usually with 3 blunt teeth; common petiole distinctly winged. Sepals 4, ovate, 4–6 mm long, spreading or recurved in fruit; petals 4, obovate, 7–9 mm long, apex rounded to emarginate, bright yellow; stamens 8, filaments winged in lower part, wings fringed at apex. Fruiting pedicels 3–11 mm long; fruit a 4-angled loculicidal capsule, ovoid-oblong, 12–20 mm long, drooping, rounded at apex with a short point; seeds 3–8 per cell. Flowers mostly Aug.–Oct.
DunT, LoM, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv. Also NT, SA, NSW. In Victoria, confined to the north-west where rare. Occurring in tussock grassland and shrubland often on saline clay loams. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|