Prodr. 278 (1810) APNI
Erect plants to c. 70 cm high; branches clustered; stems grooved, sometimes scabrous. Leaves absent or rarely 1 or 2 at base, elsewhere reduced to scales subtending branches. Umbels 2–15-flowered; perianth segments narrow-elliptic, 5–8 mm long, yellow, longer than stamens, sepals slightly narrower than petals. Mature mericarps c. 5 mm long including the apical beak, c. 1 mm long. Seed ovoid, c. 3.5 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Dec.
LoM, MuM, RobP, Wim. Also WA, SA. Confined to sand-ridges, usually occurring in heathland, locally common (Little Desert near Kiata, Big Desert near Lake Hindmarsh, Wyperfeld and Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, Sunset Country). In Victoria, previously included with the more widespread T. elatior which it replaces to a large extent in the north-west.
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