Prostrate or ascending herb to 30 cm with tall flower stems to 80 cm, often cottony. Toothed ovalish leaves to 12 cm long and 25 mm wide. Yellow hairy flowers with five petals held in groups of two and three.
Mature leaves hairless on upper surface and hairy below. Yellow flowers cottony on outside and softly hairy inside.
Perennial. Open forests and woodlands. Seed becomes jelly-like on wetting and sticks it to the soil to aid germination, an adaptation for dry environments.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia