Botanical Name: Lagenophora stipitata (Synonym: Lagenifera stipitata)
Common Name: Common Lagenifera
Lagenophora: From Latin meaning flagon or flask bearing, referring to the fruit.
stipitata: From Latin, meaning stalked.
Habitat: Grasslands, woodlands and sclerophyll forests, from the coast to higher altitudes. Prefers part shade and in some places forms a groundcover-like mat.
Soils: Mainly on sandstone in moist soils.
Habit: Small, tufted herb to 20cm.
Leaves: Rosette at the base, covered in small hairs, toothed, sometimes purplish.
Flowers: Variable. White to pink and purple. Usually to 10mm wide.
Flowering time: Spring and Summer.
Seed: Single seeded fruits are flask shaped.
Range: Queensland to Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, mainly east of the ranges. This one in Baulkham Hills, in Sydney Turpentine-Ironbark Forest