Petrorhagia dubia

Common Name:

Velvety Pink

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (ABCDEFGHJKLMNPRSTVWXZ) naturalised in all States except NT
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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

Weed of disturbed, dry places and grasslands 1

Flower Description:

Pink of purplish 1


Erect annual to 50 cm 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The inflorescence of this species is a dense, terminal cluster of flowers. The bracts end in a sharp point 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

WA Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:



1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria