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
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Wet heath and swampy areas 1

Flower Description:

Pink, white or green 1


Decumbent subshrub to 40 cm high 1

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 swamps 1


Image: Lorraine Norden

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

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