Nature conservation

Threatened species

Noah's False Chickweed - profile

Indicative distribution

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Scientific name: Lindernia alsinoides
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Gazetted date: 27 Aug 2004
Profile last updated: 17 Sep 2019


Diffuse or erect annual herb to 15 cm high. Leaves are opposite, 5-10 mm long and 1.5-5 mm wide, oval-shaped to more or less circular at the base of the plant and almost linear near the flowers. There are 3 veins from the base of the leaf. The leaf stalk is 3 mm long. There are 1-8 blue and white hooded and lobed flowers, approximately 5.5-8.5 mm long. Flowers spring and autumn.


Recorded in coastal areas from Buladelah to Coopernook and with occurrences further north at Shannon Creek west of Coutts Crossing and also at Bungawalbyn

Habitat and ecology

  • Grows in swamp forests and wetlands along coastal and hinterland creeks

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
NSW North CoastKaruah Manning Known None
NSW North CoastMacleay Hastings Known None
South Eastern QueenslandClarence Lowlands Known None
South Eastern QueenslandClarence Sandstones Known None