Much-branched, erect or spreading shrub, 0.2-1 m high. Fl. white, Apr to Dec (mainly Jul-Oct). Lateritic or granitic gravels. Hillsides, ridges.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Belmont, Beverley, Brookton, Broomehill-Tambellup, Bunbury, Capel, Chittering, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Gingin, Goomalling, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Moora, Mundaring, Murray, Narrogin, Northam, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Quairading, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Tammin, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wagin, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams, Woodanilling, York.
Shrubs, 0.5-1 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 3-50 mm mm long, 1-10 mm mm wide, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle, entire, the margins recurved or revolute. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white or cream; pedicels 6-12 mm long. Perianth 3-4 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 4.5-7 mm long, white or yellow, pollen presenter lateral, style hairy. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 8-13 mm long. Flowers in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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