Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. Ser.2 4: 439 (1895) APNI
Herb 0.1–0.6 m high; stem and branches procumbent or decumbent, moderately hairy. Leaves triangular in outline, 1–4 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, tripartite-pinnatifid, shortly hairy, becoming glabrescent with age, ultimate segments uniformly linear to subulate and margin recurved. Inflorescence terminal, pedunculate; spikes usually solitary or several forming a corymb. Bracts shorter than calyx. Calyx 5-toothed, 6–9 mm long, strigose-canescent; corolla white to violet or purple, c. 1.5 times as long as calyx, tube 11–14 mm long. Mericarps 3–3.5 mm long. Flowers mainly Aug.–Dec.
*CVU, *MuF, *MuM, *VVP. Known in Victoria by four relatively recent collections, a 1986 collection from near the You Yangs, a 1997 collection beside the Sturt Highway near the South Australian border, a 1991 collection from Flemington, and a 2011 collection from Nyah West.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|