Moderately dense, much-branched, spreading shrub, 0.9-2.2 m high, up to 3 m wide. Fl. red & green, Jan or Mar or Sep to Nov. Sand. Sandplains, near salt lakes.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Southern Cross, Western Mallee.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe.
Shrubs, 1.5-2 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 40-80 mm mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, twice or more divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 10-25 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 terminal, green or pink; pedicels 1-2 mm long. Perianth 6-8 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, hairy, glandular-hairy or simple-hairy; ovary hairy, sessile or stipitate, the stipe 0.2-0.5 mm long; pistil 15-20 mm long, red, pollen presenter oblique, style glabrous. Follicles glandular hairy, not viscid, dehiscent, 12-14 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Coolgardie (COO), Mallee (MAL) or Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA subregion(s).
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