Sprawling perennial herb with succulent weak stems. Grows over low undergrowth , logs, etc. Newer growth covered with hairs
Can spread over large areas and up to 50cm high.
Leaves are in pairs on opposite sides of stem, Shape from egg shaped (ovate) to linear up to 15 mm long x 6 mm wide. Colour bright green. Edges irregular with sparse hairs along lower edge
Single flower on long (up to 20 mm) stalk. 5 petals. Petals are very deeply lobed giving the appearance of 10 petals. Colour white
September to February
Small (2mm) egg shaped containing just a few seeds.
From seeds.Also roots at nodes.
Naturally occurring plants in moist to wet soils in shaded areas.
Common, not threatened
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