Upright, spreading shrub, 0.5-4 m high, to 4 m wide. Fl. yellow-green/red, Apr to Nov or Jan. Sand, loam, clay, gravel, laterite, granite, quartzite. Hilltops, gravel pits, road verges.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Brookton, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coolgardie, Coorow, Corrigin, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Jerramungup, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Moora, Morawa, Narembeen, Narrogin, Northam, Pingelly, Quairading, Ravensthorpe, Tammin, Three Springs, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Woodanilling, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 30-90 mm mm long, 1-2 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs curled; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, once divided, tripartitely divided, entire or divided to the midrib; lobes 25-40 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, green or yellow; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 6-8 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 18-21 mm long, black, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy or glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-14 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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