Densely branched, non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-1 m high. Fl. cream-orange-yellow-brown/pink, Oct to Dec or Jan to Mar. White or yellow sand over granite or quartzite, gravel, black peaty sand. Rocky slopes, winter-wet areas.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves alternate, 100-360 mm mm long, 3-15 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, erect. Inflorescences leafy, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters sessile, cream, yellow, orange or pink, hairy; floral bracts 6-10 mm long, hairy. Perianth 15-30 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 11-23 mm long, hairy; lower lip 10-22 mm long, hairy. Nut 2-2.5 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Jarrah Forest (JF) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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