Parietaria debilis

Common name: 

Shade Pellitory

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (ABCDEFGHJKLMNPRSTUVWXZ) all States

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

Coastal scrub dunes and other habitats. Often forms dense mats underneath shrubs1

Flower description:

Green1

Habit:

Annual herb 6-30 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves of this species have three nerves. Each flower in the inflorescence is subtended by 3 bracts. The central bract is larger than the other two bracts1

Images:
Image of Parietaria debilis
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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