Low, bushy or slender, upright, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.2-2 m high. Fl. pink-purple/red, Jul to Dec. White/grey or yellow sand, sandy soils over laterite or granite. Undulating sandplains, outcrops, rocky rises, seasonally swampy sites.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Denmark, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Kojonup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, with straight hairs or with curled hairs. Leaves alternate, 25-65 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina terete or flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib, with (3-)8-16(-22) points or lobes; distance from base of leaf to lowest lobe 14-25 mm. Inflorescences not viscid, red or pink. Perianth 18-31 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy at the apex only; pistil 18-31 mm long; pollen presenter not fusiform, hairy, 5-6.5 mm long, the brush 1.5-2 mm long. Cone with deciduous scales, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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