Low spreading shrub, 0.3-0.8 m high. Fl. red, Sep to Oct. Yellow or red sand. Sand dunes, sandplains.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Great Victoria Desert, Murchison.
IBRA Subregions: Central, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Shield.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Menzies.
Shrubs, 0.3-0.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-95 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-40 mm long, 1-1.5 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences terminal, red or pink; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Perianth 7-9 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 24-30 mm long, red, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Murchison (MUR), Great Victoria Desert (GVD) or Coolgardie (COO) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).
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