Spreading, spiny shrub, 0.3-1.7 m high. Fl. white-cream, Jul to Dec or Jan to Feb. Sandy or gravelly soils, sometimes swampy.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gnowangerup, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, West Arthur, Williams.
Shrubs, 0.5-1.5 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 20-110 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided or twice or more divided, pinnately divided or tripartitely divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 5-20 mm long, 1-4 mm wide, the margins recurved or revolute, exposing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, white or cream; pedicels 4-6 mm long. Perianth 2-4 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1 mm long; pistil 4-6.5 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 7.5-9.5 mm long. Flowers in July, August, September, October or November. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Warren (WAR) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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