Muelleria 18: 27 (2004) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Glabrous taprooted annual to 15 cm high; stems erect. Basal leaves in a rosette, 2–8 cm long, entire, spathulate, sometimes with 1–3 paris of lobes along margins; cauline leaves 0–2, 7–20 mm long, sometimes with 1 or 2 small lobes. Inflorescence 3–15-flowered; sepals 1–2 mm long; petals 2.5–4 mm long, white or pink; mature style to 1.5 mm long. Fruit erect to slightly spreading, 20–25 mm long, c. 1 mm wide; pedicles 5–10 mm long; seeds c. 1 mm long. Flowers Nov.–Dec. (2 records).
EGL. NSW, ACT, Tas. Known in Victoria from a single population near Lake Tyers, growing on limestone in open forest on steep banks of a creek.
This species closely resembles Cardamine franklinensis, which is a much more robust, perennial herb.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|Australian Capital Territory|