Nomencl. Bot., edn 2, 2: 791 (1841) APNI
Weak procumbent to ascending herb or subshrub to c. 15 cm high; rootstock short, woody; branches villous, becoming flaky with age. Leaves alternate, lamina 6–15(–35) mm long, 15–30(–60) mm wide, villous, sometimes glabrescent, ternately dissected, segments linear-oblong to elliptic, entire; petiole 6–30 mm long. Inflorescence simple or compound, leaf-opposed, sessile or shortly pedunculate; peduncle to 3 mm long; bracts linear-lanceolate, 4–7 mm long, hairy, umbels 3–6-flowered. Sepals c. 2 mm long; petals to 1.5 mm long, white; nectary pubescent, rarely glabrous. Fruit 2.5–4 mm long; mericarps prominently 5–9-ribbed. Flowers spring and summer.
CVU, EGL, GipP, Glep, GGr, HSF, OtP, Strz, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also WA, SA. Occurring mainly in coastal areas in heath and woodland on sand. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|