Prostrate to low, bushy shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. orange-yellow, Jun to Sep. Sandy to loamy soils, laterite, granite. Slopes, outcrops, swampy areas, plains.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bayswater, Beverley, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Chittering, Cockburn, Collie, Dandaragan, Fremantle, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Nedlands, Northam, Perth, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Stirling, Subiaco, Swan, Toodyay, Wandering, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, York.
Twining or climbing plants, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, hairy; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, simple, opposite or alternate, continuous with stem, 22-75 mm long, 4-14 mm wide, glabrous, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 4-4.5 mm long, without glands. Pedicel present, 2.5-3.5 mm long, hairy. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Calyx 6-7 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs; pustules or glands absent. Corolla 10-15 mm long, multicoloured, mostly yellow or orange, with some yellow or orange spots, streaks or blotches; claws present; standard 10.5-13 mm long, glabrous, not auriculate, wings 8.5-11.5 mm long, not auriculate, keel 10-11 mm long, auriculate, glabrous. Stamens ten; anthers 0.8-1 mm long, at two different levels (filaments alternately long and short); filaments free (or united at the very base), NaN (?) mm long. Ovary stipitate, hairy or glandular; style 8-11.5 mm long, hairy or glandular towards the base, terete. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), stipitate, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, not beaked. Flowers in June, July, August and September. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Geraldton Sandplains, Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Warren and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA regions.
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