Erect, slender, glabrous subshrub to c. 60 cm high. Leaves sessile, clustered at nodes, linear, 1–6 cm long, 1–2.5(–4)mm wide, acute, entire or with a few small teeth near the apex, flat to channelled; margins often minutely scabrous. Flowers solitary and terminal or in upper axils, or 2–6 together in corymbose cymes; pedicels erect, to 7 cm long; sepals equal, acute, narrowly ovate or elliptic, c. 5 mm long; petals obovate, 15–23 mm long, bright blue; anthers 4–8 mm long, longer than filaments. Capsules flattened-ellipsoid, 15–25 mm long; seeds usually c. 8–12 per locule, shining dark reddish-brown, c. 2 mm diam. Nov.–Dec.
CVU, Gold, HNF, MuF, NIS, VRiv. Locally common in drier open-forest and woodland communities of the Midlands north of the Dividing Range.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|