Annual, decumbent to erect, to 40cm high with hairy stems, leaf stalks and leaves, three-lobed and green. Small geranium-like flowers in a group of 2-6 have five blue petals 6-10 mm long with white or yellow veins. Long storkbill-shaped seedpod, bursts open in a spiral when ripe.
Native annual to 40 cm tall, hairy, with lobed leaves, blue geranium-like flowers with five petals and storkbill-shaped seedpod with an awn or bristle to penetrate the soil crust and aid germination. Largest leaves are three-lobed.
Annual. Occurs in all mainland States, in mallee scrubs, highly saline shrubland, woodland and grassland. Seed eaten by Galah Cacatua roseicapilla. Plants probably killed by fire.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia