Spreading, often prickly shrub, (0.4-)0.6-3 m high. Fl. white-cream/cream-yellow, Jun to Nov. Yellow or red sand, laterite, sandy clay, loam. Sandplains, granite outcrops, hillsides.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Merredin, Moora, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Mundaring, Narembeen, Northam, Nungarin, Perenjori, Pingelly, Quairading, Tammin, Trayning, Victoria Plains, Westonia, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.
Shrubs, 1-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, with a glaucous bloom. Leaves alternate, 25-60 mm mm long, glabrous; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 20-40 mm long, 0.5-0.8 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white or cream; pedicels 7-9 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-1.5 mm long; pistil 3-5 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 8-9 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August, September or October. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Coolgardie (COO), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).
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