Australian Systematic Botany 15: 389 (2002) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Spreading shrub to c. 1 m high, stellate-velvety throughout. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets obovate to broad-elliptic, 4–20 mm long, 2–9 mm wide, apex rounded, warted, upper surface dark green, lower surface grey-green, margins entire and recurved to revolute; petiole 1–3.5 mm long. Inflorescence usually not exceeding leaves, 3–30-flowered. Sepals triangular, c. 2.5 mm long, tomentose, smooth; petals 3–4.5 mm long, white, imbricate, stellate-pubescent; ovary glabrous. Follicles stellate-pubescent, lacking an appendage; seed 2–2.5 mm long, black to red-brown, striated. Flowers winter–early summer.
EGL, EGU. Also NSW, Tas. In Victoria known from the far east in low heath on exposed rocky sites near Mt Carlyle in the Howe Ranges, and on Gabo Island.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|