Low, spreading, dense, spiny shrub, 0.15-0.6(-0.9) m high, up to 1.5 m wide. Fl. pink-red, Jul to Sep. Sandy loam or sand on granite. Granite outcrops.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Mukinbudin, Yilgarn.
Shrubs, 0.1-0.9 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 15-50 mm mm long, 1 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire. Inflorescences axillary or cauline, pink; pedicels 3-5 mm long. Perianth 8-12 mm long; tepals all free after flower opens, hairy, simple-hairy; ovary hairy, stipitate, the stipe 1.5-2 mm long; pistil 16-20 mm long, pink, pollen presenter lateral or oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 10-13 mm long. Flowers in July, August or September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Four (P4).
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