Sparingly branched, spreading to sprawling shrub, 0.2-0.6(-1) m high. Fl. red, Mar or May or Jul or Oct or Dec. Quartzitic sand. Sand dunes, quartzite boulders.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gnowangerup, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 1 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 10-25 mm mm long, 10-20 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle or clearly widest above the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, entire or shallowly divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, red; pedicels 4-7 mm long. Perianth 8-12 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 18-20 mm long, red, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 13-15 mm long. Flowers in October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Declared Rare (R).
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