Contr. Gray Herb. 205: 151 (1974) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Plant slender, prostrate to spreading (rarely erect), hairs bifid, appressed; stems 2–10(–20) cm long. Basal leaves in rosette, petiolate, obovate, tapered at base, to 4 cm long, pinnately lobed or scalloped, rarely entire; stem leaves obovate, to 2 cm long, toothed. Inflorescence a dense raceme. Sepals 1–2 mm long, sometimes with purple borders; petals 2–3 mm long, white, sometimes with purple bases and veins; stigma flat, not capitate. Fruit elliptic, 5–7 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, apex slightly notched; valves not winged, often with hairs on tuberculate bases; pedicels c. 2 mm long; seeds 5–7 per locule. Flowers winter–spring.
MuM. Also WA, SA. Rare plant of open mallee on calcareous clay or loam in north-west of State.
This small, mostly prostrate plant has distinctive bifid hairs on stems and leaves.
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