Prostrate or ascending perennial to 20cm high, with a woody base and a long fleshy taproot. Leaves linear, pointy, to 20mm long, hairy. Flowers solitary, bisexual. Fruit to 4 mm diameter, covered with woolly hairs, with a central raised pentagonal area surrounded at its base by a narrow wing.
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Herb to 20 cm with hairy fruit with a raised pentagonal area.
Perennial. Widespread, especially on heavier red and brown soils. Very common in most of its habitats. Fire resistant.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia