Boronia anemonifolia subsp. anemonifolia A.Cunn. APNI*
Synonyms: Boronia anemonifolia var. anemonifolia A.Cunn. APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 0.2–2 m high; branchlets glabrous or pilose in 2 lines separated by ± glabrous decurrent leaf bases, glandular-warty.
Leaves sparsely to moderately hirsute; leaflets usually less than 2 mm wide. Leaves 3-foliolate or rarely bipinnate with the lower leaflets ternate, glabrescent to pubescent, 4–20 mm long; petiole 2–10 mm long; leaflets terete or flattened, narrow-cuneate, apex 3-toothed; terminal leaflet 2–9 mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, about as long as lateral leaflets.
Inflorescences axillary, 1- to 3-flowered; pedicels 1–5 mm long. Calyx glabrous to hirsute. Petals 4–6 mm long, imbricate, white to pale pink, glabrous, persistent in fruit.
Flowering: Flowers September to October.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on the coast and ranges, south from Mt Coricudgy (east of Rylstone). CC SC CT ST; Vic.
Grows in heath, woodland and dry sclerophyll forest, usually among rocks.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
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