Sp. Pl. 1: 11 (1753) APNI
Recorded flowering in Victoria Feb–Mar.
*CVU. Creeping to ascending perennial; stems rooting below, 10–40 cm long, hirsute. Leaves subsessile or shortly petiolate, obovate, ovate or elliptic, 5–30(–60) mm long, 3–30 mm wide, apex obtuse to subacute, base cuneate, margins crenate to serrate, with ± appressed hairs on both surfaces and margins. Racemes 15–25 flowered; peduncle 20–35 mm long; fruiting pedicels 1–2 mm long, shorter than bracts. Calyx-lobes to 3.8 mm long in fruit; corolla 5–6 mm long, lilac or pale violet, rarely white. Capsule obovate or obcordate, 3–5 mm long, 4–5 mm wide, glandular-hairy; style 2.5–4 mm long. Native to Europe, Azores and western Asia. Naturalized at McGregors Picnic Ground near the summit of Mount Macedon.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|