Prostrate, spreading or erect, to 40 cm high; hairs sessile to stalked, bifid or further branched. Basal leaves petiolate or sessile, obovate, to 9 cm long, with 1–3 pairs of usually triangular teeth or segments; stem leaves reducing. Sepals 1.5–3 mm long; petals 2–4.5 mm long. Fruit erect to spreading, fusiform, usually falcate, 6–12 mm long (excluding style), 2–2.5 mm wide, hairs all more or less similar in length, simple or branched; style usually c. 1 mm long; pedicels erect to spreading, stout, 1–4 mm long. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
LoM, MuF, MuM, RobP, VRiv, Wim. Grows in sandy soils of the north-west part of the State.
Var. major E.A. Shaw, from southern central Australia, has fruits with only branched, appressed hairs.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|