Spreading, erect shrub, 1-2.5 m high. Fl. red-purple, Jul to Aug. Sand, sandy clay, loam, laterite. Hills.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup.
Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy. Leaves alternate, 15-20 mm mm long, 6-12 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided or divided only at the apex, entire or shallowly divided. Inflorescences axillary, red; pedicels 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Perianth 4-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous; pistil 6-10 mm long, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles 20 mm long, 9-10 mm wide, corky tetrahedral projections (on external surfaces of fruit) absent; seed 17 mm long (including wing), 8-12 mm wide, the wing discontinuous, marginal, extending down one lateral side only. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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