Nearly half of the national records of this species are from the ACT (Atlas of Living Australia and Canberra Nature Map 1/12/2017). It is a widespread species stretching in an arch from Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, through central Victoria through the south west slopes of NSW up to near Bathurst. It is usually found on slopes and ridges of low hills in dry open forest, amongst leaf litter where there is minimal shrubby understorey and often shallow and stony clay loam ). In the ACT it is known from Black Mountain, Gossan Hill, Aranda Bushland and Gungahlin Hill. There is also quite a large population on Mt Jerrabomberra. It is estimated that up to 300 plants occur in the ACT.
It flowers from January to May. Flowers ar 5-30, tiny, moderately crowded, semi-nodding and dark purplish black and green.
With any sighting please indicate the abundance of plants.
PolygonsANBG South Annex Aranda Bushland Black Mountain Gossan Hill Gungaderra Grasslands Mount Jerrabomberra Mount Majura Mount Painter Mount Taylor MTR591 at Gundaroo Piney Ridge Rob Roy Range Tuggeranong Hill Wanna Wanna Nature Reserve
Points of interestPoint 3852 Point 4157 Point 455 Point 49 Point 5801 Point 5815 Point 5816 Point 60 Point 88
PlacesActon, ACT Aranda, ACT Belconnen, ACT Bruce, ACT Burra, NSW Canberra Central, ACT Carwoola, NSW Conder, ACT Cook, ACT Crace, ACT Denman Prospect, ACT Dunlop, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Hackett, ACT Hall, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kambah, ACT Karabar, NSW O'Connor, ACT Stromlo, ACT Theodore, ACT Tinderry, NSW
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