Varied Raspwort

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Haloragis heterophylla


Widespread ground-plant with narrow and opposite lobed leaves. Stems and branches are four-sided and are rough to the touch and covered in hooked hairs. Small drooping green or reddish flowers in clusters of 1-3. Rootstock deeply rhizomatous.


Details
Flora Type
Herbs
Distinctive Features

Erect stoloniferous herb with rough fleshy leaves divided into three fine sharp-pointed lobes.

Biology

Perennial. Moist areas near creeks and along watercourses.

Native Status
Native
Flowering Time

Sep-Feb

Taxonomy
Phylum
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Class
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Order
Saxifragales
Family
Haloragaceae
Genus
Hemarthria
Species
uncinata

Interesting Facts
Similar Species

Similar to H. aspera and intergrades with this species. H. heterophylla has a more slender habit leaves are mostly divided into three.

Native Status
Native