Low, spreading herb. Flowers tiny, white and star-shaped, held in groups at the end of stems. Flowers spring-summer. Thin linear leaves small and narrow, in whorls of 5-6 leaves, hairless except along the mid-rib, and with sharp tip (but not prickly).
Tiny white star-shaped flowers. Square stems.
Perennial. Usually grows in moist, well drained soils.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
From the Latin asper = rough, referring to the rough stems in most species (but not this one). Has male and female flowers, which occur on separate plants.
Similar to Prickly Woodruff but leaves have pointed but not prickly tips, and stems not densely hairy.