Trailing shrub, to 0.3 m high. Fl. purple-pink, Apr or Jul. Sand. Sandhills.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.
IBRA Regions: Dampierland.
IBRA Subregions: Pindanland.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby/west Kimberley.
Prostrate,spreading or scrambling, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, not continuous with stem, 12-30 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, palmately arranged, terminal leaflet present, sessile; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 5-7 mm long, without glands, ribbed. Pedicel present, 1.5-2 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 4-4.5 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla multicoloured, mostly pink or purple, with some pink or purple spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 7.5-8.5 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 5-6 mm long, auriculate, keel 5-6.5 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten. Flowers in April and July. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the Dampierland IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).
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