Straggly to sprawling, lignotuberous shrub, 0.3-0.7 m high. Fl. pink/red/purple, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, often with gravel, laterite.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gosnells, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur, Williams.
Shrubs, 0.3-0.6 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 35-200 mm mm long, 10-45 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, widest around the middle, once divided, pinnately divided, deeply divided, the margins flat. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, pink; pedicels 4-6 mm long. Perianth 4-6 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 2-3 mm long; pistil 7-10 mm long, pink, pollen presenter lateral, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous or hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 18-20 mm long. Flowers in September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Jarrah Forest (JF) or Warren (WAR) IBRA subregion(s).
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