Erect or ascending, rather viscid annual, herb, 0.1-0.5(-0.8) m high. Fl. white-pink, Jul to Dec. Sandy soils. Disturbed areas.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Edel, Geraldton Hills, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Carnarvon, Dalwallinu, Goomalling, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Melville, Narembeen, Nedlands, Northampton, Perenjori, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Wanneroo, Waroona, Williams, Yalgoo.
Alternative Names. Small-flower Catchfly.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Ants.
Notes. Flowers are hermaphrodite and are pollinated by moths, butterflies and bees.
Additional information. Origin. Macronesia, north Africa, temperate and tropical Asia, Europe.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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