Shrub, (0.8-)1-3 m high. Fl. white & pink/pink/red, Jul to Nov. Sand over granite, gravelly loam over laterite. Granite hills, laterite outcrops.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Chittering, Gingin, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Perth, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wongan-Ballidu.
Shrubs, 1-2.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 30-90 mm mm long, 3-4 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina terete or flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, cream or pink; pedicels 3-5 mm long. Perianth 4-5 mm long; tepals fused (at least at base) after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-1.5 mm long; pistil 8-11 mm long, white or pink, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles not viscid, dehiscent, 8 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).
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