Perennial herb with creeping stems forming a dense mat. Leaves kidney-shaped, hairy to about 3 cm wide on long stalks. Flowers small, solitary, cream; mostly spring but throughout the year.
WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic, Tas
A common lawn weed and an effective groundcover sometimes used as a lawn substitute in shady spots.
It sometimes spreads rapidly and may become weedy.
The cultivar D. 'Tinz' is sometimes offered but a description is unavailable.
D. micrantha Urb. from SW USA, W Indies and E Asia appears to be occasionally available in imported seed mixes.
Source: (2002). Convolvulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.