Tiny Stylewort

Levenhookia pusilla

''Levenhookia pusilla'', the midget stylewort or tiny stylewort, is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the genus ''Levenhookia''. It is an ephemeral annual that grows about 5 to 6 cm tall with suborbicular to ovate-spathulate leaves. Flowers are pink to white and bloom from September to December in its native range. ''L. pusilla'' is endemic to southwestern Western Australia and South Australia where it grows in granitic or lateritic soils.
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderAsterales
FamilyStylidiaceae
GenusLevenhookia
SpeciesL. pusilla
Photographed in
Australia