London J. Bot. 6: 275 (1847) APNI
Subshrub with procumbent branches, to c. 15 cm tall, more or less glabrous. Leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate to linear-obovate, 5–15(–20) mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex acute, fleshy, glabrous. Flowers solitary; pedicels 0–1.5 mm long; calyx tubular, 5–7 mm long, teeth triangular, one-quarter to one-third the length of the tube, glabrous outside, pilose inside; corolla white, tube c. 10 mm long, lobes linear-ovate to linear-elliptic, 2–4 mm long, acute; stamens much exserted, filaments attached c. 1–1.5 mm below the throat; ovary 1- or 2-celled, stigmas ovoid. Capsule c. 3 mm long. Flowers mainly spring and summer.
Brid, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, LoM, MuM, OtP, VVP, WaP, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW, Tas. Scattered across southern Victoria in coastal salt-marshes, and extending inland in the west of the state to the edges of salt lakes.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|