Bushy, intricately branched, spreading shrub, 0.6-1.5 m high. Fl. pink/pink-red-cream, Jan or Jun or Sep to Nov. Clay loam, sandy gravelly soils.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dumbleyung, Gnowangerup, Kent, Lake Grace, Woodanilling.
Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 10-35 mm mm long, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 4-25 mm long, 0.5-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, white, cream or pink; pedicels 5-9 mm long. Perianth 10-15 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2.5 mm long; pistil 40-46 mm long, red or pink, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 11-14 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Three (P3).
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