Shrub, to 1.5 m high. Fl. purple-pink, May or Aug. Pebbly loam. Amongst boulders & outcrops, hills.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Gascoyne, Murchison, Pilbara, Tanami.
IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Eastern Murchison, Hamersley, Mann-Musgrave Block, Tanami P1.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Meekatharra, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna.
Erect, 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, 15-80 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, leaflets 9-17, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present but early deciduous ( only visible on youngest leaves ). Pedicel present, 1-1.5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 3.8-4 mm long, not accrescent, hairy, with simple hairs, ribless; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10-10.5 mm long; claws absent; standard 8.6 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 6.6 mm long, not auriculate, keel 8.2-9 mm long, not beaked, not auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.8-1 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen, 6-7.2 mm long. Ovary stipitate, glabrous; style 8.4-9.6 mm long, glabrous, not bearded, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 30 mm long, 2.6 mm wide, stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, hairy, with simple hairs, not beaked. Flowers in May, June and August. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Pilbara and Murchison IBRA regions. Conservation Code Priority Three (P3).
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