Muelleria 9: 163 (1996) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Glabrous annual, to 25 cm high, taprooted or fibrous rooted; stems slender, erect to ascending. Basal leaves 1–4(–7) cm long, forming a rosette, simple, entire and narrowly spathulate to almost linear, or pinnately divided with 1–4 forward-projecting, linear lateral lobes and a much longer terminal lobe; cauline leaves similar. Racemes few-flowered; sepals 1.5–2 mm long; petals 3.5–5 mm long, white; mature style 0.5–1 mm long. Fruits erect, 9–20 mm long, c. 1 mm wide; pedicels 5–10 mm long; seeds c. 1 mm long. Flowers late winter–spring.
CVU, GGr, LoM, MuF, MuM, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA. Occurs in western Victoria from Goroke and the Little Desert in the northwest to near Lake Terangpom in the south-west. Growing in drainage lines, saline flats and on streambanks. Not collected between 1900 and 1970, but subsequently found at a number of localities.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|