Prostrate herb with trailing branches to 30 cm. Rigid lance-shaped basal leaves with long spiny teeth and ribbed stems. Flowerheads are ovoid to hemispherical 7 mm long and 8 mm wide on stalks arising from the basal rosette and from successive pairs of opposite spiny bracts on the trailing branches. Metallic blue flowers.
Perennial. Widespread and locally common in seasonally wet grassland, sedgeland or grassy woodland.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia