F. Muell. ex Klatt, Linnaea 29:707 (1859).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Glabrous annual, 2-10cm high; stem filiform, wiry, branched from the base, erect or ascending; leaf blades 2-8 mm broad, deeply 3-5-lobed; lobes entire or 3-dentate; petioles short; stipules scarious, ciliate or fringed.
Peduncles short; flowers in small heads, 3-6, almost sessile; fruiting pedicels c. 0.5 mm long.
Fruit c. 1 mm long, c. 2 mm broad; carpophore slender, undivided, persistent; dorsal and intermediate ribs keeled, the area between them distinctly minutely pitted; the area between the prominent intermediate ribs of the mericarps smooth and flat, divided longitudinally by the slightly raised lateral ribs.
On sand in open places, in mallee and on cliffs.
S.Aust.: EP, NL, MU, YP, SL, KI, SE. W.Aust.; Vic.; Tas.
Flowering time: Sept. — Oct.
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