Very prickly shrub, 1-2 m high. Fl. green & purple, Mar or May to Sep or Nov. Sandstone. Rocky situations.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.
IBRA Regions: Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison.
IBRA Subregions: Carnegie, Eastern Murchison, Trainor.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Wiluna.
Shrubs, 1.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 25-60 mm mm long, hairy, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-30 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, green or yellow; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Perianth 7-10 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile; pistil 15-20 mm long, orange, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 8.5-14 mm long. Flowers in May, June, July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Gascoyne (GAS), Little Sandy Desert (LSD) or Murchison (MUR) IBRA subregion(s).
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