Dense prickly shrub, 0.5-2 m high. Fl. red, Jul to Oct or Dec. Gravelly loam, white or yellow sand.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dalwallinu, Moora, Morawa, Perenjori, Wongan-Ballidu.
Shrubs, 0.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-35 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-15 mm long, 0.7-1 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, red or pink; pedicels 6-10 mm long. Perianth 6-10 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 30-37 mm long, red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-17 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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