Botanical name

Wahlenbergia longifolia

Family

Campanulaceae

Synonym (old name)

Lightfootia longifolia

Status

Near Threatened

Wahlenbergia longifolia
Wahlenbergia longifolia

Description

Erect shrublet to 40cm. Leves often tufted, alternate or opposite, sometimes recurved, linear, slightly toothed below, leaf-margins not revolute; star-shaped flowers in narrow raceme-like panicles, white or cream-coloured, 5-8mm in diameter; tube 1mm long, ovary hairy.

Habitat

Coastal sand and limestone

Flower Date

January to February