Lignotuberous shrub, 0.4-2 m high. Fl. red-brown/purple-brown/yellow-orange, Jan to Jul. Sandy soils over laterite, laterite, lateritic gravel.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Carnamah, Chittering, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kondinin, Kulin, Moora, Mundaring, Nannup, Northam, Plantagenet, Tammin, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, Yilgarn, York.
Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 30-55 mm mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, hairy; petiole 2-3.5 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), cream, yellow or brown, hairy. Perianth 30-36 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-46 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 15-30 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May or June. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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