Nov. Holl. Pl. 1: 52, t. 75 (1805) APNI
Slender, erect or ascending short-lived perennial to 50 cm high; stems simple or few-branched, glabrous or with simple spreading or appressed hairs. Leaves mostly cauline, but usually a loose basal rosette present, oblanceolate, 2–9 cm long, 4–20 mm wide, acute to obtuse, pubescent to glabrescent, entire or toothed; cauline leaves sessile; basal leaves petiolate. Inflorescences loose terminal leafy racemes to 10 cm long, or subumbels, or flowers solitary; pedicels articulate, 4–11 cm long; bracteoles absent. Sepals lanceolate, 3.5–4 mm long; corolla 12–20 mm long, with a few hairs near base inside, yellow, abaxial lobes 4–10 mm long, wings 2–4 mm wide; indusium broad-oblong; ovules 25–35. Fruit ovoid, 8–9 mm long, valves entire; seeds elliptic, c. 3.5 mm long, reticulate, brown, wing c. 0.2 mm wide. Flowers mainly Oct.–Feb.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv. Also SA, NSW, Tas. Apart from isolated westerly occurrences in the Grampians and Whipstick Scrub near Bendigo, confined in Victoria to damp situations in hill country of the east.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|