Lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-0.6 m high. Fl. yellow/purple, Jan to May. Grey or white sand over laterite.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Swan.
Shrubs, 0.30-0.60 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 15-30 mm mm long, 0.8-1.5 mm wide, glabrous; petiole 0 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), yellow or pink; innermost bracts 3-4 mm long, hairy. Perianth 15-20 mm long, hairy or glabrous, limb apex pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), without awns; pistil 19-25 mm long, hooked, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous or hairy, pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), elliptic or ovate, 23-27 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April or May. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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