Prodr. 435 (1810) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Erect to decumbent herb 13–50 cm high, with golden sessile glands on leaves, bracteoles and sepals; branches often rooting at base. Leaves ovate to lanceolate, 0.8–3 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, base stem-clasping, margins toothed to almost entire. Flowers single, rarely 2, in bract axils; pedicels 8–26 mm long; bracteoles 1–3.5 mm long. Sepals 4–4.5 mm long (sepals and bracteoles usually finely glandular-pubescent when young); corolla 5–9 mm long, white to pink with yellow in mouth; staminodes 0 or 2. Capsule broad-ovoid, 3.5–5 mm long; style caducous, 1.5–2.4 mm long. Flowers spring and summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HSF, VVP. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW, ACT. New Zealand. Uncommon in Victoria, recorded from Port Campbell area, Valencia Creek, Stratford, and Cann River area. Usually occurring with rushes and sedges at the margins of creeks, rivers and lagoons.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|