Small-leaf Raspwort
Plants Budding
Murray Mallee Region
Small-leaf Raspwort
Upper Leaf
Small-leaf Raspwort (Gonocarpus tetragynus)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Sexy-frages (Saxifragales)
Family: Raspwort (Haloragaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Small-leaf Raspwort (Gonocarpus tetragynus)
This Photo:     🔍Plants Flowering🔎

Thank you Hayley Pojikar Prentice for identifying and Alan Dandie for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere
The leaves are only 9mm long by 2.5mm wide, with tiny petalless flowers only 2.5mm wide. The plants we found were up to 400mm high.
Notice the heavily toothed leaves; which are shiny on top and matt, almost fibrous under.

Copyright © 2017-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Nov-2017
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)