Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DEJKNPRSTVWXZ)
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium
Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Common in damp shaded sites in forests and woodlands, especially along the side of tracks
Pale yellow, often red dotted
Trailing perennial herb
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
Most common pennywort at the prom. Stems are hairy 3,2
Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.