Small herb with many stems to 40 cm tall. Toothed bright green narrow almost hairless leaves. Single pale blue flowers on branching stalks in loose clusters.
Bell-like, bright blue, five petalled flowers to 2 cm wide, with narrow leaves. Distinguished by its alternate leaves up stem and relatively large bluebell flower.
Perennial with creeping, vigorous fleshy root system. Vigorous growth with a lifespan of more than five years. Widespread in disturbed sites.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Hoverflies and butterflies collect the nectar. Flower and Crab-spiders prey on the insect visitors. Wahlenbergia flowers attract many kinds of native bees. Named after the Swiss botanist Goran Wahlenberg (1780-1851).
Similar to W. gracilis but flower twice the size. Also similar to Wahlenbergia graniticola.