J. Bot. (Desvaux) 3: 164, 180 (1814) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Perennial shrub usually less than 30 cm high (but reputedly to 90 cm), without hairs, smooth (pedicels sometimes papillose); stems erect. Basal leaves bipinnately lobed; stem leaves spathulate, 0.5–4 cm long, 2–6 mm wide, lobed, broadly toothed or entire, thick to leathery. Inflorescence an elongating raceme (corymbose at first). Sepals c. 1.5 mm long; petals usually ovate, clawed and longer than sepals, white; stamens (5–)6. Fruit elliptic to rhombic, 4.5–6 mm long, 3–3.5 mm wide, wings narrow, forming narrow notch; style c. 0.5 mm long, included or slightly exserted; pedicels 4–6 mm long, sometimes papillose on upper surface. Flowers mostly summer.
EGL, GipP, VVP, WaP. Also WA, SA, Tas. (including Bass Strait islands). Found on coastal islands and rarely mainland coast.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|