Neue Denkscr. Schweiz. Naturf. Ges. 41 (1): 307 (1906), sensu J.H. Willis, Handb. Pl. Victoria 2:176 (1973) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Perennial herb to 40 cm high; stems erect to spreading, scabrous, covered with mostly deflexed, sometimes bilobed, hairs. Basal leaves pinnately lobed, the lobes toothed, terminal lobe the largest, with often large, coarse hairs; stem leaves distant, spathulate to narrowly wedge-shaped, toothed near apex, base tapering to auriculate, marginal hairs arising from warty projection, often bilobed. Inflorescence an elongating raceme. Sepals 0.5–0.8 mm long; petals reduced, linear; stamens 2; stigma subsessile to sessile. Fruit elliptic to ovate, 2.5–3 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, usually glabrous, wings narrow, forming small apical notch; pedicels 3–4 mm long, hairy above, less so below. Flowers spring–autumn.
GipP, VVP, WPro. Also WA, SA, Tas. (including Bass Strait islands). On coastal dunes in far south-west of the state and south Gippsland.
There is one non-coastal record, from the Kentbruck Heath near Portland
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|