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.
MapsMount Majura Black Mountain Gungaderra Grasslands Mount Painter Gossan Hill Tuggeranong Hill Rob Roy Range Aranda Bushland Mount Taylor ANBG South Annex Bicentennial Park Queanbeyan Mount Jerrabomberra MTR591 at Gundaroo Wanna Wanna Nature Reserve Piney Ridge Dryandra St Woodland
Points of interestPoint 455 Point 49 Point 3852 Point 4157 Point 5801 Point 60 Point 88 Point 5815 Point 5816
PlacesConder, ACT Bruce, ACT Crace, ACT Stromlo, ACT Hackett, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Queanbeyan West, NSW Acton, ACT Gundaroo, NSW O'Connor, ACT Carwoola, NSW Kambah, ACT Aranda, ACT Karabar, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Belconnen, ACT Theodore, ACT Burra, NSW Downer, ACT Cook, ACT Hall, ACT Holt, ACT Tinderry, NSW Dunlop, ACT Denman Prospect, ACT Canberra Central, ACT
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