Flowers and leaves. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Plant. Photo: Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW

Common Name

Twiggy Sida





Shrub to 75cm tall.  Branches often spine tipped.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.1-1cm long, 0.75-7mm wide, flat, sparsely hairy to hairy, toothed.  Leaves sometimes absent.  Flowers yellow, with 5 petals, solitary on short stems arising from the bases of the leaves.  Vulnerable Vic.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 489-490

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