Norsk Fl. 529 (1940) APNI
Annual or biennial herb, 10–35 cm high, erect or ascending; branches with sparse to moderately dense appressed hairs. Leaves moderately hairy, apex rounded, margins flat; rosette leaves narrow-obovate to oblong, 2–8 cm long, 4–15 mm wide; cauline leaves more or less stem-clasping. Inflorescence axis with sparse appressed antrorse hairs. Flowers on pedicels to c. 10 mm long; sepals 2–4.5 mm long, acute to obtuse, connate in basal half to two-thirds, not elongating markedly with age, sparsely to moderately appressed-hairy; corolla c. 2.5 mm long, about as long as sepals, glabrous, pale blue, tube longer than lobes; stamens and style included in corolla-tube. Mericarps c. 1.5 mm long, pale to dark brown. Flowers Oct.–Apr.
*CVU, *DunT, *EGU, *GipP, *HSF, *NIS, *OtP, *SnM, *Strz, *VAlp, *VVP, *WaP. Also naturalised NSW, ACT, Tas. Native to Europe. A weed of stream banks and other moist places.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|