Rounded, multistemmed perennial, herb, to 0.5 m high. Fl. blue, Apr or Jun to Oct. Skeletal red-brown gravelly soil over banded ironstone. Steep slopes, summits of hills.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Pilbara.
IBRA Subregions: Hamersley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara.
Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 15-55 mm long, 4-10 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous) or hairy, with sparse, stellate, dendritic hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2-8 mm long, hairy, with dendritic hairs. Calyx lobes absent. Corolla blue, 9-14 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with dense, dendritic hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4.5-5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5-7 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1-1.3 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.5-1.6 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers connate. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, glabrous; ovules one or two. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Pilbara (PIL) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).
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