Very spiny, irregularly branched shrub, (0.3-)0.6-1.5 m high. Fl. white-cream-yellow, Jan or Jun or Sep to Nov. Sand, sandy loam with lateritic gravel, clay.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Beverley, Coorow, Dowerin, Quairading, Tammin, Three Springs, Toodyay, Wongan-Ballidu, York.
Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 7-20 mm mm long, hairy, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-15 mm long, 0.5-1.5 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 8-12 mm long. Perianth 3-5 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 3-4 mm long, white, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 7-8 mm long. Flowers in June, July, August or September. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Jarrah Forest (JF) IBRA subregion(s).
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