Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 113 (1813) APNI
Erect to somewhat spreading herb, branched from near base. Largest ultimate segments of leaves to c. 4 mm long and 1 mm wide; racemes sessile to subsessile, the axis rather stout; bracts longer than flowering pedicels; pedicels thickened at apex, remaining suberect; sepals orbicular to broad-ovate, to 3 mm long, wider than corolla, peltately attached; corolla with broad rounded spur, 5.5–7 mm long overall, usually deep pink, darker at apex, inner petals with a median yellow streak. Fruit 2–2.3 mm long and wide, rounded at apex, sometimes minutely apiculate, finely tuberculate, with small but distinct apical pits. Flowers mostly Aug.–Oct.
*CVU, *HSF, *LoM, *MuF, *MuM, *NIS, *VRiv, *VVP, *Wim. Naturalized all States except ACT. Native to the Mediterranean region. Occasional in the north and west of the State, mainly as a weed of cereal crops.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|