Prodr. 575 (1810) APNI
Erect perennial or annual to 50 cm high; stems virtually glabrous. Leaves sessile, mostly basal, linear to linear-lanceolate, 5–17 cm long, 1–5 mm wide, acute to acuminate, thick, glabrous, usually entire, sometimes toothed. Inflorescences terminal racemes or thyrses to 30 cm long, much longer than leaves; pedicels articulate, 8–20 mm long; bracteoles linear, 1–2 mm long. Sepals narrow-triangular, 1–2 mm long; corolla 7–10 mm long, with glandular and simple hairs outside and inside, yellow, abaxial lobes 2.5–4 mm long, wings c. 1 mm wide; indusium notched and folded, the 2 sides of lower lip appressed; ovules numerous. Fruit subglobose to ovoid, 3–6 mm long, valves entire; seeds suborbicular, c. 0.5 mm diam., pitted, brown, wing vestigial, pale. Flowers mainly spring and summer.
CVU, DunT, Glep, Gold, GGr, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also NT, Qld, NSW. Widespread mostly in inland parts of the State, usually on heavy, water-retentive soils.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|