Stirp. Austr. Fasc. 2: 84 (1763) APNI
Variably pubescent tufted annual to c. 60 cm high. Basal leaves with petioles c. 5–25 cm long; lamina broadly ovate to deltoid in outline, 3-lobed to trifoliolate, c. 2–6 cm long and wide, the middle segment often rather distant from the lateral pair, all segments usually obtusely toothed or further divided. Flowers few to many in a terminal cyme or dichasium; sepals 5, reflexed, ovate, 4–7 mm long, pilose on back; petals 5, spreading, obovate, 6–11 mm long, 4–7 mm wide, pale yellow, glossy; nectary lobe obovate to cuneate, free above base, c. 1 mm long. Achenes usually 20–50, almost circular, 2–3 mm diam., flat, usually with scattered low tubercles near the margins or smooth; beak c. 0.5 mm long, upcurved; receptacle hispid. Flowers Oct.–Jan.
*CVU, *EGL, *GipP, *Glep, *HSF, *VRiv. Also naturalised SA, Tas. Native to Europe. Seasonally abundant in irrigated and/or swampy lowlands mainly in the east (e.g. Foster, Maffra, Orbost districts).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|