Fl. Austral. 2: 122 (1864) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Trailing, semi-prostrate undershrub, branches to 40 cm long; stems terete with sparse, appressed hairs when young. Leaves in whorls of 3, elliptic, 3–5 mm long, c. 1 mm wide; apex acute but not pungent; upper surface glabrous; lower surface with a few sparse hairs on young growth, ultimately glabrous; margin inrolled; stipules lanceolate, c. 1 mm long. Flowers solitary in axils; bracts absent; calyx 5–6 mm long, covered with pale, appressed hairs; bracteoles attached below calyx tube, lanceolate, 1–1.5 mm long, brown, with sparse pale hairs; standard 9–10 mm wide; ovary and base of style covered with pale appressed hairs. Pod ovate, hairy. Flowers Jan.–Feb.
HNF, HSF, SnM, VAlp. Also NSW. Restricted to damp alpine herbfields, grasslands and margins of bogs.
Recorded from Mts Buffalo and Hotham, Bentleys Plains, Nunniong Plateau, Mt Wellington and Lake Mountain; uncommon and inconspicuous
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|