Bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. red/pink & cream, Oct to Dec. White sand, gravel, sandy clay. Plains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Jerramungup, Kent, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 80-130 mm mm long, 13-25 mm wide, hairy; petiole 15-25 mm long; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, shallowly divided, teeth distinctly pointing towards the apex, with 9-15 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), red, hairy. Perianth 27-33 mm long, glabrous, without awns; pistil 28-34 mm long, straight, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), elliptic or ovate, 35-40 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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