Common Name

Dwarf Sunray




Annual forb, prostrate or to 2cm tall.  Basal leaves soon withering, 0.3-0.6cm long, hairless, with a short point.  Stem leaves opposite each other on the stem to alternating along the stem, to 1.4mm wide, flat, sparsely hairy, margins curved down, with a small straight point.  Flowers small (less than 3mm across) with 0 petals. Flower heads hemispherical, borne singly at the ends of the stems.  Rare SA. Endangered Vic.

Differs from Hyalosperma demissum in that it has hairy stems and broader, flat, leaves.

eFloraSA description (as Helipterum stoveae):