Spindly or semi-prostrate shrub, 0.3-0.75(-1) m high. Fl. blue/white/pink, Jul to Sep. Gravelly soils with laterite substrate.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chittering, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Gingin, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu.
Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 70-200 mm mm long, 0.5-1 mm mm wide, hairy; lamina terete, entire, erect or sigmoid. Inflorescences without leaves, the flowers aggregated into distinct clusters, the clusters sessile, white, pink or blue, hairy; floral bracts 2-3.5 mm long, hairy. Perianth 4-6 mm long, irregular, hairy; upper lip 2.5-4 mm long, glabrous; lower lip 1.5-2.5 mm long, glabrous, the lobes 0 mm long. Nut 2-2.5 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).
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