Annual herb, 5–35 cm high; stems erect, unbranched or rarely branched near base, almost glabrous. Leaves linear-lanceolate or narrow-elliptic, 5–25 mm long, 1–3(–5) mm wide, acuminate, margins minutely serrate and often inrolled, rough with minute stiff hairs, midvein prominent. Flowers in small clusters forming compact corymbs or spike-like cymes; pedicels thick, 0–3 mm long. Sepals ovate-lanceolate, 4–6 mm long, long-acuminate, margins glandular-ciliolate; petals obovate, 6–12 mm long, yellow; anthers yellow; styles free, stigmas capitate. Capsule 2–2.5 mm diam., beaked; seeds 1–2 mm long, brown. Mostly Nov.–Dec.
*VVP, *Wim. Currently known in Victoria from a 1979 collection along a roadside near Kaniva.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|