Prodr. 412 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Lax, decumbent, perennial with woody base; stems to 10 cm long, usually glabrous. Leaves 3–7 mm long, 0.2–0.7 mm wide, thickened towards apex, keeled, glabrous; apex mucronate with mucro 0.2–0.9 mm long; margin very narrow, scarious, papillose and appearing denticulate. Inflorescence a sessile cluster of many sessile flowers; peduncle elongating to 2.2(–3.8) mm in fruit; bracts papillose and glabrous; pedicels absent, obscure, or to 0.7 mm long. Sepals 5, transversely triangular to ovate, (0.5–) 1–2 mm long, 0.3–1.2(–1.6) mm wide, overlapping at base, margin scarious, midrib keeled; stamens 2, enclosed within the calyx, caducous. Fruit ribbed, 10-nerved, 2.2–3.5 mm long, 0.7–1.5 mm wide. Flowers Nov.–Jan.
EGU, Glep, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv. Also SA (near Penola only), NSW, Tas. Mostly in montane grassland and open woodlands above 500 m, often in stony soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|