Ark. Bot. 2 10: 2, t.3b (1904) APNI
Diagnostic features as in key to varieties. Flowers mainly Oct.–Jan.
*CVU, *EGL, *EGU, *GipP, *Glep, *HNF, *HSF, *NIS, *VRiv, *VVP. Naturalised all States except NT. Native to South America. Sparsely distributed throughout Victoria in swampy areas, besides watercourses or disturbed sites with moist soil.
Flowers with 4-toothed calyces have been observed on rare occasions in the same inflorescence as flowers with 5-toothed calyces.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||introduced|