Prostrate or erect, much-branched, viscid shrub, 0.4-1 m high. Fl. blue, Mar to Oct. Stony soils.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mackay, McLarty, Roebourne, Rudall, Trainor.
IMCRA Regions: Canning, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Karratha, Port Hedland, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna.
Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 25-110 mm long, 7-35 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, glandular, absent hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 4-5.5 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 15-25 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-5 mm long, hairy, with dense, simple, glandular hairs. Corolla blue, 20-24 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 7-11 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 9-15 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1.5-2 mm wide on the narrower side, 2.5-3 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 13-17 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Pilbara (PIL), Carnarvon (CAR), Gascoyne (GAS), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Little Sandy Desert(LSD) and Dampier land (DL) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) and Eremaean (E) Botanical Province.
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