Prodr. 490 (1810) APNI
Deeply taprooted subshrub, prostrate, or with erect and diffuse branches to 20 cm tall, greyish appressed-pubescent. Leaves ovate or lanceolate to elliptic, 2–8 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex acute, appressed-hairy, sessile or shortly petiolate. Sepals obovate, 3.5–5 mm long, obtuse, appressed-hairy; corolla 4–6 mm long, white to pink, lobes ovate to oblong-ovate; staminal filaments 2.5–3 mm long, attached 2–3 mm above base of the corolla; styles 3–5 mm long, sparsely hairy. Capsule c. 5 mm long. Flowers mainly spring and summer (but spasmodic throughout the year).
Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv, Wim. WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Confined in Victoria to the north-west, in swampy saline areas or beds of temporary lakes and floodplains, usually on heavy soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|