Compact shrub, 0.4-1.5(-4) m high. Fl. red, Jul to Oct. Gravelly sand, loam, clay. Sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Tallering.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Chapman Valley, Coorow, Dalwallinu, Greater Geraldton, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Murchison, Perenjori, Yalgoo.
Shrubs, 1-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 60-140 mm mm long, 1.5-2 mm mm wide, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, more or less the same width throughout, entire, the margins revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or cauline, yellow, orange or red; pedicels 5-7 mm long. Perianth 10-13 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 1-2 mm long; pistil 20-23 mm long, yellow, orange or red, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-14 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Murchison (MUR), Geraldton Sandplains (GS) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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