Fl. Tasman. 1: 42 (1855) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Lax, straggly, procumbent perennial with non-woody base; stems to 30 cm long, usually hairy. Leaves fascicled, 4–12(–16) mm long, (0.2–)0.3–0.8 mm wide, keeled, incurved, usually hairy; apex apiculate; margin very narrow, scarious, papillose. Inflorescence a pedunculate pair of subsessile flowers; peduncle up to 7(–11) mm long in fruit, usually hairy, otherwise glabrous; bracts usually hairy; pedicels absent, obscure or up to 0.1(–0.5) mm long. Sepals 5, triangular-ovate, 0.4–0.7 mm long, 0.2–0.7 mm wide, juxtaposed in fruit, overlapping at base, margin scarious, midrib keeled; stamens 1, enclosed within the calyx, caducous. Fruit not ribbed, veins obscure, 1.5–2.4 mm long, 0.6–0.9 mm wide. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, SnM, VAlp, VRiv. Also NSW, Tas. New Zealand. In grassy woodlands and montane forests, on loamy soils.
|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|
|Australian Capital Territory|