Spreading, flat-topped shrub, 0.9-2.5 m high. Fl. red-brown, Apr or Jun or Aug. Grey or yellow sand over laterite, with gravel.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dandaragan.
Shrubs, 1 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-65 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs curled; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-50 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, yellow; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 8-10 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 30-37 mm long, purple, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-18 mm long. Flowers in August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).
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