Prodr. 543 (1810) APNI
Slender erect or spreading shrub, to c. 60 cm high; branchlets minutely hispid. Leaves reflexed or spreading (ascending when very young), narrowly lanceolate to oblong, 4–12 mm long, 1–2.7 mm wide, convex or flat, slightly discolorous, glabrous with margins scabrous-ciliate, lower surface weakly 5–9-veined; apex acute, straight or slightly recurved. Flowers white, crowded, (5–)10–25 in terminal or upper-axillary spikes 5–13 mm long, spikes sometimes clustered at branch-tips; bracteoles ovate, 0.7–1.7 mm long, broadly acute or obtuse, glabrous; sepals ovate-oblong, 1.3–2 mm long, obtuse, glabrous; corolla 1.8–2.4 mm long, lobes subequal to or slightly longer than tube, acute, spreading, densely bearded within; anthers with short, slightly recurved sterile tips; ovary 2-locular, glabrous, style tapering, 0.2–0.3 mm long. Fruit. ellipsoid, c. 2.5 mm long. Flowers Jul.–Oct.
EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, VAlp, VRiv, Wim. Also NSW, Tas. Common in sandy coastal heathlands and scrub eastwards from Orbost, uncommon and scattered in heathy lowland or foothill forests westwards to Little Desert.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|