Euphrasia collina ssp. trichocalycina

Purple Eyebright

See Euphrasia collina ssp. muelleri. Distinguishing features include the branching on flowering branches which continues up the stem.

Additional information

  • FamilyOrobanchaceae (syn. Scropulariaceae)
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Sizeto 62 cm high
  • Plant groupingHerbs & Groundcovers <1m
  • LeavesLeaves 5-16 mm long have 0-2 pairs of teeth.
  • FlowersHairs on the bracts and back of the calyx are glandular.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsOccurs in shrubby forest.
  • Commercially availableNever
  • Conservation statusA rare plant in Victoria, known from a collection at Tarrawarra in the Shire in 1886. Presumed extinct within the Shire.
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