Bauera rubioides (Dog Rose)

Small shrub from Mt Barney & Mt Lindesay.  Thin wiry branches are slightly hairy. Whorled leaves. Attractive and prolific pink or white flowers with 4 to 10 petals in spring and summer.

Also been referred to as Madder-Leaved Bauera. Rambling shrub to 2 metres.  Occurs in wet, shaded areas of New South wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and Queensland. (wikipedia) See also

Bought Native plant fair: September 2016dog-rose
Planted: October 2016 in foreground of native strip. Didn’t survive – probably too dry.