Xanthosia huegelii

Common name: 

Heath Xanthosia

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPSTWZ) also WA, SA

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

Tea-tree heath1

Flower description:

Sessile green flowers1

Habit:

Spreading erect perennial herb1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Differs from Xanthosia dissecta by having trifoliate leaves1

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Image of Xanthosia huegelii Image: Lorraine Norden
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.