Petrorhagia dubia

Common name: 

Velvety Pink

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (ABCDEFGHJKLMNPRSTVWXZ) naturalised in all States except NT

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

Weed of disturbed, dry places and grasslands1

Flower description:

Pink of purplish1

Habit:

Erect annual to 50 cm1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The inflorescence of this species is a dense, terminal cluster of flowers. The bracts end in a sharp point1

Images:
Image of Petrorhagia dubia
Conservation status:

Introduced

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