Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Shrub to 1 m high, 1.5 m wide; branchlets ridged, hirsute with simple hairs between decurrent leaf-bases. Leaves mostly trifoliolate; terminal and lateral leaflets c. equal, obovate, 5–11 mm long, 3–6 mm wide, apex c. rounded, discolorous, glabrous to hirsute, warted, margins revolute; petiole to 1 mm long. Inflorescence generally longer than leaves, mostly 3-flowered. Sepals triangular, c. 1.5 mm long, usually hairy, smooth; petals 4–5.5 mm long, pale to deep pink, imbricate, pubescent; ovary pubescent or glabrous. Follicles glabrous but for a few hairs on apex, warted or smooth, often with terminal appendage; seeds 3–3.5 mm long, black, striated. Flowers spring.
CVU, Gold. Also Qld, NSW. Rare in Victoria where known from few populations near Wedderburn and Maldon, in dry sclerophyll forest and heath on sandy soils often amongst granitic rocks. .
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|