Haloragis brownii

Common Name:

Swamp Raspwort



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEJKNPTVZ) also WA, SA, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Swamp margins and perennially wet sites 1

Flower Description:

Green to red 1


Perennial aquatic to semi-aquatic herb 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species is distinguished by its aquatic to semi-aquatic habit. It has an inflorescence that is a 3-11 flowered axillary spike. It is a procumbent herb that roots at the nodes 1


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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