Boronia parviflora

Common name: 

Swamp Boronia

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPSTZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wet heath and swampy areas1

Flower description:

Pink, white or green1


Decumbent subshrub to 40 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are simple, flowers are terminal and sepals are roughly the same size as petals. This species is the only Boronia in Victoria that is found in swamps1

Image of Boronia parviflora
Image of Boronia parviflora Image: Lorraine Norden
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria