Much-branched, lignotuberous shrub, 0.6-2 m high. Fl. yellow & cream & purple, Sep to Dec or Jan. White, grey or yellow sand, sometimes with lateritic gravel. Sandplains, lateritic ridges.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains.
IBRA Subregions: Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Three Springs.
Shrubs, 0.5-1.75 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 15-75 mm mm long, 1 mm wide, hairy; petiole 1.5-2 mm long; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute. Inflorescences tomentose (with matted or tangled, soft, woolly hairs), yellow or violet, hairy. Perianth 23-35 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 30-46 mm long, hooked, style hairy. Follicles hairy, hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), elliptic. Flowers in January, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).
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