Stylidium perpusillum

Common Name:

Slender Trigger-plant



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory (CDEHJKMNPT) also WA, SA, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp or wet heathlands north of Darby Saddle 1

Flower Description:

White 2


Erect ephemeral herb to 4 cm high 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has all white flowers and a corolla that is less than 5 mm across, with few leaves 2


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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 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