Lignotuberous tree or shrub, 0.4-10 m high, with epicormic buds. Fl. yellow, Oct to Dec or Jan to Feb. White, yellow, brown or pale red sand, sometimes over laterite. Sand dunes, sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Claremont, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Denmark, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Joondalup, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kwinana, Mandurah, Manjimup, Moora, Murray, Nannup, Northam, Northampton, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shark Bay, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Tammin, Three Springs, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, York.
Trees or Shrubs, 2-4(-10) m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 90-175 mm mm long, 7-15 mm wide, hairy; petiole 20-30 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 12-24 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), green or yellow, hairy. Perianth 20-25 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 20-27 mm long, curved, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic, 20-35 mm long. Flowers in January, February, October, November or December. 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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