- Conservation Code
- Not threatened
- Naturalised Status
- Native to Western Australia
- Name Status
Diffuse shrub, 0.3-2 m high, leaves linear to narrow-oblong. Fl. pink/white, Sep to Oct. Sandy clay, gravel. Ridge tops & slopes.
Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, simple, 15-40 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide, flat, the margins recurved, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 3-5 mm long; calyx present, 2-3.5 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink or white or cream, petals five, 10-15 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 3.5-4 mm long, warty with prominent raised glands, glabrous; anthers 1-1.5 mm long, without an appendage; style 5-6 mm long. Flowers in September and October. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Warren, Esperance and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA region(s).
- IBRA Regions
- Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
- IBRA Subregions
- Fitzgerald, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
- IMCRA Regions
- WA South Coast.
- Local Government Areas (LGAs)
- Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Denmark, Manjimup.