Loose to moderately dense spreading shrub, 0.3-1.2(-1.8) m high. Fl. red & yellow/orange, Mar to Nov. Sand, loam, gravel. Often in moist situations (swamps, creeks), sandplains, hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Cranbrook, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Plantagenet, Woodanilling.
Habit and leaf form. Shrubs, 0.3–1.5 m high. Branchlets not glaucous. Leaves simple, 10–65 mm long overall. Leaf blade 1–7 mm wide, undissected, flat, elliptic or linear (falcate). Margins entire, revolute or recurved, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade or enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a single groove. Hairs straight.
Inflorescence and floral features. Inflorescence terminal; a raceme. Flowers orange or red, very irregular. Pedicel 2–4 mm long. Perianth 4–7 mm long, simple-hairy, 4 -partite; lobes all free. Stamens 4. Pistil 6–8 mm long, stipitate; stipe 0.5–1 mm long. Ovary hairy. Styles hairy, yellow or orange. Pollen presenter lateral.
Fruit features. Fruit ovoid, simple hairy, not viscid, 10–15 mm long.
Flowering Time. May, or June, or July, or August, or September, or October, or November.
Habitat. Amongst medium trees, or low trees, or tall (sclerophyll) shrubland; in gravelly soil, or sand, or loam, or clay; occupying sandplain, lateritic slopes.
Distribution. Western Australia. Western Australian Botanical Province(s): South-west; IBRA Bioregions SW: AW, JF, and ESP. Western Australian native; endemic to Western Australia.
Etymology. fasiculata (L): fasiculus small bundle.
Descriptions were generated using DELTA format and DELTA software: Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993 onwards, 1995 onwards, 1998)
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