Stylidium armeria subsp. armeria

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Plants solitary. Leaves (8–)12–26(–40) cm long, 3–6(–15) mm wide, leaf length:width mostly greater than 18, glabrous or rarely with a few widely spaced glandular hairs on margins and/or abaxial midrib, and these usually present only on juvenile plants.; inflorescences (8–)15–45(–75) cm long, with 15–75(–100) flowers; corolla 8–16 mm diam., deep pink to magenta, rarely white or pale pink. Flowers Aug.–Feb.

CVU, EGL, GipP, GGr, HNF, HSF, MonT, OtP, VAlp, WaP, WPro. Except for north-west mallee areas, and areas of heavier alluvial soils (e.g. Wimmera and Riverina, and to a large extent, the Volcanic Plain), widespread throughout the State, from the coast (on foredunes at e.g. Wilsons Promontory and islands of Corner Inlet) to the alps (usually within snow-gum woodlands).

This subspecies varies greatly in leaf dimensions and size and colour of the flower.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-07-13
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Stylidiaceae
genus Stylidium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Stylidium armeria subsp. armeria in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Stylidium armeria subsp. armeria in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales