Prodr. 454 (1810) APNI
Perennial, prostrate (often mat-forming), pendent or procumbent herb; branches weak, glabrous or sparsely hairy; hairs minute, more or less appressed. Leaves narrowly ovate to ovate or elliptic, 2–12 mm long, 1–6 mm wide, glabrous or ciliate, margin flat to slightly recurved, apex obtuse. Flowers solitary in upper axils; pedicels to 10 mm long, glabrous. Calyx 1.5–2.5 mm long, lobes 2.5–3 times length of tube; corolla 1.5–2 mm long; lobes 1–1.5 mm long. Capsule ovoid, 1.2–1.5 mm diam., with fruiting style c. 0.5 mm long. Flowers and fruits throughout much of year.
EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HSF, MonT, VAlp. Also NSW, ACT, Tas. Grows in woodland or open-heath communities on poorly drained soils (e.g. in swamps, drainage lines and seepage areas), from near sea-level to the alps (e.g. Mt Buffalo).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|